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2019 AWA Honorees with Co-Chairs S & R

YWCA HOSTS ACADEMY FOR WOMEN OF ACHIEVEMENT CELEBRATION

Friday, October 25, 2019

  NASHVILLE, Tenn. (Oct. 25, 2019) – YWCA Nashville & Middle Tennessee hosted its 28th annual Academy for Women of Achievement celebration and induction dinner at the Music City Center in downtown Nashville. Approximately 500 people, including leaders from Nashville’s business, medical, media government, and philanthropic sectors attended this celebration. The 2019 AWA honorees are… Continue Reading YWCA HOSTS ACADEMY FOR WOMEN OF ACHIEVEMENT CELEBRATION

SHIFT Shan 1

YWCA Receives $350,000 Federal Grant to Support AMEND Together

Friday, October 11, 2019

NASHVILLE, Tenn. – YWCA Nashville & Middle Tennessee recently was awarded a $350,000 grant to continue its AMEND Together programming. The U.S. Department of Justice (DOJ) – Consolidated Youth and Engaging Men grant program supports projects that engage men as role models and key influencers in primary prevention strategies addressing sexual assault, domestic violence, dating… Continue Reading YWCA Receives $350,000 Federal Grant to Support AMEND Together

YWCAs at Shift

National Conference on Violence Against Women Draws Hundreds to Nashville

Wednesday, September 18, 2019

NASHVILLE, Tenn. (Sept. 17, 2019) – YWCA Nashville & Middle Tennessee hosted the first-ever national conference on violence against women and healthy masculinity at the Music City Center in downtown Nashville on Sept. 9 and 10.  The SHIFT – AMEND Together Conference was sponsored by Vanderbilt Sports and Society Initiative and Allstate Foundation. The two-day… Continue Reading National Conference on Violence Against Women Draws Hundreds to Nashville

Chaput-Avery Foundation Announcement

Chaput-Avery Family Foundation Funds New Scholars Program for Girls Inc. at YWCA Nashville & Middle Tennessee

Friday, July 12, 2019

NASHVILLE, Tenn. (July 12, 2019) The Chaput-Avery Family Foundation announced today a commitment to fund a new program for Girls Inc. at YWCA Nashville & Middle Tennessee named “The Chaput-Avery Scholars Program.” Girls Inc. is a national non-profit dedicated to inspiring all girls to be strong, smart, and bold. With more than 1,400 Girls Inc.… Continue Reading Chaput-Avery Family Foundation Funds New Scholars Program for Girls Inc. at YWCA Nashville & Middle Tennessee