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YWCA YONKERS SPEAKS OUT AGAINST RACISM

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In light of the recent events that are happening in our country, members of the YWCA Yonkers decided to come to share our thoughts on ways we are doing our part to help in the fight to end racism and empower our community.

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UPCOMING EVENTS & PROGRAMS

Thank You To All Of Our Sponsors of
Spirit Of A Woman 2021 & YWCA of Yonkers!

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Thank you to our media partner, "Shefik presents Invocation," for his participation.

Our Board President, Angela Adetola, discusses how role education plays in

eradicating racism.

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YWCA Yonkers team help feed 616 people in

 

free Sunday dinners!

We are so proud of our  two of our team members Charlotte Brown and Shaquona Truss, who took time out of their Sunday to assist the organization Give Just Because hit their goal of feeding 616 people in Harlem free dinners on 8/18. The feeding was the grand finale and with the help of our ladies and our van, Give Just Because hit their goal We've got news to share!of feeding 2019 people in Harlem! 
We look forward to extending our reach and helping more organizations like Give Just Because make a positive change in ALL of our communities. 
Charlotte Brown helps serve Harlem man a free Sunday dinner

YWCA YONKERS ON THE MOVE! 

June has been a very busy month for our YWCA Yonkers family.

 

Our amazing staff volunteered to chaperone our program participants to attend various parades and festivals in our Yonkers neighborhood. It's part of our outreach strategy to not support commuity events but to also spread the word about the great programs and opportunities at the Y!

 

 

We're on a MISSION indeed! 

 

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STAND AGAINST RACISM MOVIE AND PANEL 

We were proud to host two panel discussions after viewing the film I Am Not a Racist, Am I?

After the film, we asked two of our panelist, Pastor Hassell and Haifa Bint-Kadi to share their views on the film and how racism impacts young people when confronted with it. 

Hear what our experts have to say in our  YWCA Yonkers Post Show Convo.

visit our YouTube for more coverage

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ABOUT YWCA YONKERS

Young Women's Christian Association is an affiliate of YWCA USA, the country's oldest and largest women's membership movement. We are a 501(c)3 non-profit organization serving women, girls and their families in Yonkers and Lower Westchester. Located in a community of rapidly increasing diversity, YWCA Yonkers welcomes all women, children and their families to join us as either a member or a participant as we fulfill our mission through our programs and services.

Services

YWCA of Yonkers is in the business of changing and shaping lives. The work we do at YWCA Yonkers is aimed at providing a holistic approach to solving some of our society’s biggest challenges. We make sure our partners are empowered by creating opportunities for individuals and communities. We are committed to empowering and supporting the needs of women, children and seniors with love, care and respect.

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HOUSING

The YWCA Yonkers residence is a landmark building centrally located in downtown Yonkers. It is in close proximity to major shopping areas, health centers, and  government centers. The residence is also accessible to major transportation and other essential services.

CHILDCARE PROGRAM

The YWCA Child Development Center is a comprehensive and holistic child care program that seeks to lay a firm foundation to help children develop to their highest potential. Licensed by the New York State Office of Children and Family Services to serve 51 children ages 2 months to 9 years, the program offers full-scale services

P.E.A.R.L. PROGRAM

A special program focused on uplifting young ladies ages 13-18 years.

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SUPPORTIVE SERVICES

  • Job Search

  • Assistance with Housing Search 

  • Financial & Empowerment Workshops

  • Recreational Activities

  • Computer Lab

 

For more information contact:

Doris Rogers

(914) 963-0640 ext.102

Email: housing@ywcayonkers.org

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SENIOR FRIENDSHIP PROGRAM

The club has become a place where seniors find friendship, a sense of community, education, travel, fun and lots more. The club helps older adults enjoy life while accessing the help they need to live with dignity and independence.

CONTACT US:

YWCA YONKERS

87 SOUTH BROADWAY

YONKERS, NY 10701

(914) 963-0640

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