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2019 AWA Past and Present Honorees

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

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Event Sets Fundraising Record for Region’s Largest Domestic Violence Shelter

Thursday, February 27, 2020

NASHVILLE, Tenn. (Feb. 27, 2020) – More than 600 friends and supporters of YWCA Nashville & Middle Tennessee shopped and sipped for a good cause during the eighth annual Wine Women & Shoes on Saturday, Feb. 22 at the Music City Center. The event was presented by Regions, and proceeds support the YWCA’s Domestic Violence… Continue Reading Event Sets Fundraising Record for Region’s Largest Domestic Violence Shelter

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Show Up & Show Out – YWCA Announces 2020 Stand Against Racism Community Forums and Public Rally

Thursday, January 23, 2020

(NASHVILLE, Tenn.) – This year marks the 100th anniversary of the 19th Amendment and the 55th anniversary of the Voting Rights Act of 1965. YWCA Nashville & Middle Tennessee will explore how the tools of civic engagement empower our community during our 2020 Stand Against Racism season. YWCA will unite voices with community partners as… Continue Reading Show Up & Show Out – YWCA Announces 2020 Stand Against Racism Community Forums and Public Rally

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YWCA Hosts 8th Annual Wine Women & Shoes in February 2020

Thursday, December 5, 2019

NASHVILLE, Tenn. (Dec. 5, 2019) – Hundreds of Nashville’s most fashion-forward women will gather at the Music City Center for the eighth annual Wine Women & Shoes on Saturday, February 22, 2020. Proceeds will benefit the Domestic Violence Services programs of YWCA Nashville & Middle Tennessee, including the Weaver Domestic Violence Center, the 24-Hour Crisis… Continue Reading YWCA Hosts 8th Annual Wine Women & Shoes in February 2020

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28th Annual Academy for Women of Achievement Celebrates Trailblazers and Innovators

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 28th Annual Academy for Women of Achievement Celebrates Trailblazers and Innovators

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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