YWCA is dedicated to eliminating racism and empowering women and promoting peace, justice, freedom, and dignity for all. Social justice is embedded into the work we do internally as an organization and externally in the community with our clients and partner organizations. Our advocacy efforts are focused on:
- Health & Safety
- Empowerment & Economic Advancement
- Civil & Human Rights
2020 August & November Election Information
We’re proud to partner with The Equity Alliance and The League of Women Voters to share information on the upcoming elections. Below, please find resources and educational materials to help you navigate this year’s electoral calendar and make the best choices on candidates in the municipal, state, and federal elections.
Archived Advocacy Letters/Comments
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.