Social Justice & Advocacy

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At its heart, the YWCA is a social justice agency. Social justice is embedded into the work we do internally as an organization and externally in the community with our clients and partner organizations. It is truly the foundation of our work. Our advocacy efforts are focused on:

  • Racial Justice & Civil Rights
  • Empowerment & Economic Advancement
  • Health & Safety

Register to Vote in Tennessee

Did you know Tennessee ranks 50th in the nation for voter turnout? We have to do better! If you're not registered, take a few minutes to do so today, or share the link with some friends.

Pledge to Stand Against Racism

We are committed to fighting racism and prejudice in our community. Will you join us? Take the pledge now and mark your calendars to attend our annual Stand Against Racism event in the spring.

Make Your Voice Heard

Contacting your representatives about issues you feel passionately about is an important civic duty. Raise your voice to promote peace, justice, freedom, and dignity for all.