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YWCA USA: Stop Allowing Abuse

Friday, February 9, 2018

STATEMENT BY YWCA USA CEO ALEJANDRA Y. CASTILLO “Domestic violence continues to be an epidemic impacting one in four women in the United States. One of the primary reasons domestic violence continues at this pace is because abusers face little to no accountability for their actions. Often, they are protected by other people in power,… Continue Reading YWCA USA: Stop Allowing Abuse

We Need Real Solutions, Not Platitudes

Wednesday, January 31, 2018

Statement by YWCA USA CEO, Alejandra Y. Castillo “In last night’s State of the Union address, President Trump doubled down on his standard dog-whistle of divisive rhetoric and scapegoating our most underserved communities. Last night’s litany of policies focused on building a border wall, separating immigrant families and ramping up penalties for drug offenders. He… Continue Reading We Need Real Solutions, Not Platitudes

Shutdown Hurts Women, Families, And Communities Of Color

Friday, January 19, 2018

STATEMENT BY YWCA USA CEO ALEJANDRA Y. CASTILLO “We are deeply disappointed in Congress’ failure to do their jobs and fund programs that support women, families, and our communities. “The impacts of this shutdown are broad and diverse, from the expiration of the Children’s Health Insurance Program (CHIP) blatantly putting children’s health at risk, to… Continue Reading Shutdown Hurts Women, Families, And Communities Of Color

COVID-19: ‘The equalizer’ highlights our inequities

Thursday, April 23, 2020

COVID-19: ‘The equalizer’ highlights our inequities. Racism should be declared a public health crisis. Lisa McDuffie, President/CEO YWCA Northwest Ohio Throughout our history, the United States has repeatedly disenfranchised and silenced communities of color. Marginalized communities have endured endless campaigns of exploitation, violence, mass incarceration, housing discrimination, and economic disinvestment. Recent reports are showing how… Continue Reading COVID-19: ‘The equalizer’ highlights our inequities

Domestic Violence Survivors We Are Open for You!

Wednesday, April 8, 2020

YWCA Northwest Ohio to Domestic Violence Survivors Amid the COVID-19 Pandemic: “We Are Open for You” YWCA Northwest Ohio is working in compliance with Ohio’s “Shelter in Place” mandate. Our domestic violence shelter staff is working diligently to continue to provide safety, shelter and support services, while maintaining the health and wellbeing of our clients… Continue Reading Domestic Violence Survivors We Are Open for You!