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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

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Stand Against Racism – Justice in a Time of Crisis

Tuesday, April 21, 2020

(NASHVILLE, Tenn.) –  YWCA Nashville & Middle Tennessee is hosting a virtual Stand Against Racism community rally to promote civic engagement, secure voting rights, address health disparities, and ensure a fair and complete Census. Now more than ever, we must take a Stand Against Racism wherever and whenever it happens. The community is invited to… Continue Reading Stand Against Racism – Justice in a Time of Crisis

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Nashville Community Showed Up (Virtually) for YWCA’s Annual Spring Breakfast

Monday, April 13, 2020

NASHVILLE, Tenn. (April 13, 2020)— Even in the midst of tornado recovery and a pandemic quarantine, Nashvillians rallied around the domestic abuse survivors served by YWCA Nashville & Middle Tennessee. The benefactors did it online — raising more than $180,000 in a Virtual Spring Breakfast, a digital event that replaced the YWCA’s annual Spring Breakfast.… Continue Reading Nashville Community Showed Up (Virtually) for YWCA’s Annual Spring Breakfast

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IMPORTANT UPDATE: YWCA Nashville & Middle Tennessee COVID 19 – Coronavirus Emergency Response

Monday, March 16, 2020

IMPORTANT UPDATE: YWCA Nashville & Middle Tennessee COVID 19 Coronavirus Emergency Response YWCA Nashville & Middle Tennessee is closely monitoring developments with COVID-19 and following the recommendations of public health experts. While the safety of staff, clients, volunteers and supporters is our primary concern, we are developing plans to minimize interruptions to our many services.… Continue Reading IMPORTANT UPDATE: YWCA Nashville & Middle Tennessee COVID 19 – Coronavirus Emergency Response