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YWCA Family Learning Center Graduation Celebrates Dedication to Education and Diversity

Friday, June 14, 2019

  NASHVILLE, Tenn. (June 10, 2019) – YWCA Nashville & Middle Tennessee celebrated 65 women and men and their families at the annual Family Learning Center Graduation on Saturday, June 8 at Trevecca University’s Boone Convocation Center. The graduates passed the challenging HiSET (formerly GED) exam and walked across the stage in cap and gown… Continue Reading YWCA Family Learning Center Graduation Celebrates Dedication to Education and Diversity

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Draper James and VSP Eyes of Hope Commit Nearly $4 Million to Fund Eye Care and Eyewear in Support of Young Women

Tuesday, June 11, 2019

NASHVILLE, TENN., June 6, 2019 – When was your last eye exam? If you’re a woman, there’s a one-in-four chance it was more than two years ago, but it’s not something to be overlooked: More women than men are at risk for vision loss from eye diseases like glaucoma and macular degeneration. To help ensure… Continue Reading Draper James and VSP Eyes of Hope Commit Nearly $4 Million to Fund Eye Care and Eyewear in Support of Young Women

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YWCA Spring Breakfast Brings Nashville Community Together to Break the Cycle of Domestic Violence

Tuesday, May 7, 2019

  NA SHVILLE, Tenn. (May 7, 2019)—Seventeen years after escaping an abusive marriage, a Nashville mother shared her story of survival, hope, and healing with 1,000 guests at the YWCA Spring Breakfast on Tuesday, April 30.  Elia Bass was joined on stage at the Music City Center by her 20-year old son, Roy Tapia. He… Continue Reading YWCA Spring Breakfast Brings Nashville Community Together to Break the Cycle of Domestic Violence

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Stand Against Racism Tackles the Intersection of Racism and Immigration

Monday, April 29, 2019

(NASHVILLE, Tenn.)—YWCA Nashville & Middle Tennessee hosted the annual Stand Against Racism on Thursday, April 25 on the steps of the Historic Metro Courthouse and Public Square Park. Neither the threat of rain nor the NFL Draft (kicking off a few blocks away) could keep more than 100 advocates, supporters, and partners away from this… Continue Reading Stand Against Racism Tackles the Intersection of Racism and Immigration