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SAR 2019

No Hate No Fear – 2019 Stand Against Racism Luncheon Series & Public Rally Announced

Monday, January 21, 2019

  (NASHVILLE, Tenn.) – Ten years after the failed “English Only” referendum, YWCA Nashville & Middle Tennessee is hosting a Lunch & Learn series on racism and immigration and the ways they intersect in our community. The series will conclude with the annual Stand Against Racism public rally in Downtown Nashville on April 25. Learn… Continue Reading No Hate No Fear – 2019 Stand Against Racism Luncheon Series & Public Rally Announced

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YWCA Receives $515,000 Grant to Support Survivors of Domestic Violence

Tuesday, November 20, 2018

NASHVILLE, Tenn. – YWCA Nashville & Middle Tennessee was recently awarded a $515,000 grant to provide transitional housing support to women and children leaving the Weaver Domestic Violence Center and starting their lives anew. The U.S. Department of Justice (DOJ) – Office on Violence Against Women funding supports holistic, victim-centered approaches for moving victims of… Continue Reading YWCA Receives $515,000 Grant to Support Survivors of Domestic Violence

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YWCA Hosts 27th Academy for Women of Achievement Celebration

Friday, October 12, 2018

NASHVILLE, Tenn. (Oct. 12, 2018) – YWCA Nashville & Middle Tennessee hosted its 27th annual Academy for Women of Achievement celebration and induction dinner at the Music City Center in downtown Nashville last night. More than 500 people, including Mayor David Briley and leaders from Nashville’s music, business, government, and philanthropic sectors attended. The 2018… Continue Reading YWCA Hosts 27th Academy for Women of Achievement Celebration

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AMEND Experience Challenges Community to Work Together to End Abuse Against Women & Girls

Saturday, September 15, 2018

  NASHVILLE, Tenn. – More than 500 men and women came together Thursday morning at the Omni Nashville Hotel to confront a timely and critical issue —how to challenge a culture and end the epidemic of violence against women. The AMEND Experience spotlights the YWCA’s AMEND Together program, a primary prevention initiative dedicated to ending… Continue Reading AMEND Experience Challenges Community to Work Together to End Abuse Against Women & Girls

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Olympic Champion, Humanitarian & Cancer Survivor to Offer Keynote at 3rd Annual AMEND Experience

Tuesday, August 21, 2018

NASHVILLE, Tenn. (August 21, 2018) — The YWCA is thrilled to announce Scott Hamilton, the most recognized male figure skating star in the world, is the featured speaker for the 3rd annual AMEND Experience. The Olympic Gold medalist, best-selling author, broadcaster, cancer survivor, humanitarian, and motivational speaker will inspire the audience not to give up… Continue Reading Olympic Champion, Humanitarian & Cancer Survivor to Offer Keynote at 3rd Annual AMEND Experience