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YWCA Announces Stand Against Racism Series – Healthcare in a Time of Crisis (Sept. 24,2020)

Thursday, September 17, 2020

(NASHVILLE, Tenn.) –  YWCA Nashville & Middle Tennessee is continuing its virtual Stand Against Racism lunch and learn series later this month, with a webinar focusing on COVID-19 and the impact on communities of color. We face two global pandemics – COVID-19 and racial injustice. At this intersection, nearly one-third of Black people in the… Continue Reading YWCA Announces Stand Against Racism Series – Healthcare in a Time of Crisis (Sept. 24,2020)

21 Day Challenge Helps Us Fulfill Our Mission of Eliminating Racism

Wednesday, August 12, 2020

Thank you, Nashville and Middle Tennessee, for accepting The Challenge. No, I’m not talking about the Instagram campaign where millions of women have been posting selfies with the hashtags #challengeaccepted and #womensupportingwomen, meant to unite women across the world to empower each other while protesting interpersonal and structural violence. However, this photo-hashtag challenge did overlap… Continue Reading 21 Day Challenge Helps Us Fulfill Our Mission of Eliminating Racism

YWCA Family Learning Center Students Overcome Obstacles and Achieve Success

Thursday, July 30, 2020

(NASHVILLE, Tenn. – July 28, 2020) YWCA Nashville & Middle Tennessee recognized 32 graduates from its Family Learning Center at the 2020 Virtual Graduation on Saturday, July 25. The students earned their High School Equivalency diplomas after passing the challenging HiSET (formerly GED) test. Through a partnership with the Hispanic Family Foundation, YWCA offers classes… Continue Reading YWCA Family Learning Center Students Overcome Obstacles and Achieve Success

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YWCA Nashville & Middle Tennessee Launches Racial Equity & Social Justice Challenge

Friday, June 19, 2020

  NASHVILLE, Tenn. (June 19, 2020)  YWCA Nashville & Middle Tennessee announces the launch of the 21 Day Racial Equity and Social Justice Challenge. The 21 Day Challenge is designed to create dedicated time and space to build more effective social justice habits, particularly those dealing with issues of race, power, privilege, and leadership. The 21 Day… Continue Reading YWCA Nashville & Middle Tennessee Launches Racial Equity & Social Justice Challenge

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Girls Inc. at YWCA Nashville & Middle Tennessee and Chaput-Avery Family Foundation Announce $50,000 Scholarship Recipient

Wednesday, May 27, 2020

NASHVILLE, Tenn. (May 28, 2020) –  Kim Boih is an 18-year old Antioch High School senior on her way to achieving the American Dream. The aspiring graphic designer is the first recipient of the Chaput-Avery Family Foundation Scholarship. This $50,000 award will allow her to become the first member of her family to attend college. Kim… Continue Reading Girls Inc. at YWCA Nashville & Middle Tennessee and Chaput-Avery Family Foundation Announce $50,000 Scholarship Recipient

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YWCA Nashville & Middle Tennessee Receives $250,000 Grant from the Dollar General Literacy Foundation to Support Adult Literacy

Wednesday, May 20, 2020

Nashville, TENN. – May 20, 2020 – The Dollar General Literacy Foundation recently awarded YWCA Nashville & Middle Tennessee a $250,000 grant to support adult literacy.  This local grant is part of more than $8.6 million in grants awarded to more than 950 schools, nonprofits and organizations across the communities Dollar General serves. “Thanks to… Continue Reading YWCA Nashville & Middle Tennessee Receives $250,000 Grant from the Dollar General Literacy Foundation to Support Adult Literacy

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YWCA Opens Nominations for 2020 Academy for Women of Achievement

Monday, May 11, 2020

  NASHVILLE, Tenn. (May 11, 2020) – YWCA Nashville & Middle Tennessee is calling for nominations for the 29th annual Academy for Women of Achievement. The AWA award recognizes Middle Tennessee women who have made extraordinary accomplishments through career success, community service, and leadership. They are also dedicated to the YWCA mission of eliminating racism,… Continue Reading YWCA Opens Nominations for 2020 Academy for Women of Achievement