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YWCA Names New Members to Leadership Team

Monday, July 16, 2018

  NASHVILLE, Tenn. – Latrina Williams was recently named Vice President-Controller for YWCA Nashville & Middle Tennessee. Williams manages the financial, technological, and administrative activities of the YWCA. She is responsible for accounting, billing, financial planning and forecasting, IT/ technology, treasury management, risk management, property, and administration. Prior to joining the YWCA, Williams served as… Continue Reading YWCA Names New Members to Leadership Team

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Domestic violence: Nashville shelter expands to house more victims fleeing abusive homes (Tennessean)

Monday, July 9, 2018

  With her husband’s hands around her throat, Mary Jones cried out for her son as he screamed, “Let my mama go!” She had sent her two children down the hall to retrieve their shoes so they could leave. “I’m thinking, this is going to be my last breath, and if he kills me, he’s going… Continue Reading Domestic violence: Nashville shelter expands to house more victims fleeing abusive homes (Tennessean)

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2nd Vanderbilt Legends Charity Game Held (NewsChannel 5)

Sunday, July 8, 2018

  NASHVILLE, Tenn. – Vanderbilt athletes teamed up with community leaders to raise money for a good cause. The second-ever Vanderbilt Legends Charity Softball Game was held at Hawkins Field Saturday night. It started with a home run derby that was followed by the game. The game featured stars from the university’s football, basketball, and… Continue Reading 2nd Vanderbilt Legends Charity Game Held (NewsChannel 5)

Enough DV

We Need to Call it Domestic Violence – (Tennessean Op/Ed by YWCA CEO Sharon K. Roberson)

Sunday, June 24, 2018

“Police find 4 dead in murder-suicide at Murfreesboro home”  (WMC-TV 5-28) “4 killed in apparent murder-suicide at Tennessee home, police say” (FOX News Channel 5-29) Friends attend vigil for Cassidy Ganey, young mom killed in Murfreesboro murder-suicide (DNJ 5-30) These are just a handful of the headlines that announced the murders of Cassidy Ganey, her… Continue Reading We Need to Call it Domestic Violence – (Tennessean Op/Ed by YWCA CEO Sharon K. Roberson)

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Tennessee Ranks Top 10 For Domestic-Related Homicides (NewsChannel 5)

Sunday, June 24, 2018

NASHVILLE, Tenn. – The state of Tennessee is top ten in the nation for domestic violence homicides, according to local experts. Tragedy unfolded Saturday night when police found Tonya Davis dead in the entryway of her home on Southside Court. Her husband, Cleveland Lamont Bell, admitted to police he shot his wife during a heated… Continue Reading Tennessee Ranks Top 10 For Domestic-Related Homicides (NewsChannel 5)

SAR 2018

Stand Against Racism Honors Past, Highlights Present & Focuses on Future

Saturday, April 28, 2018

    (NASHVILLE, Tenn.)—YWCA Nashville & Middle Tennessee hosted the annual Stand Against Racism April 27 and 28 with a community rally in Public Square Park and a Youth-Led Forum at the Downtown Nashville Public Library. The Stand Against Racism is a signature campaign of YWCA USA to build community among those who work for… Continue Reading Stand Against Racism Honors Past, Highlights Present & Focuses on Future

2018 Spring Breakfast Speakers

YWCA Spring Breakfast Brings Community Together to End Domestic Violence

Tuesday, April 24, 2018

    NASHVILLE, Tenn. (April 27, 2018)—More than 1,000 friends and supporters of YWCA Nashville & Middle Tennessee gathered at the Music City Center on Tuesday, April 24 to hear stories of survival, empowerment, and inspiration. Guests donated over $300,000 to the YWCA during the hour-long event. The  Spring Breakfast is an annual event that… Continue Reading YWCA Spring Breakfast Brings Community Together to End Domestic Violence