Support Black-Owned Businesses in Greater New Britain

The amount of racism and discrimination that exists in our country today is monumental. YWCA New Britain is committed to eliminating racism and one way to combat this issue is by uplifting and supporting Black-owned businesses. We put together a collective list of businesses in the New Britain area (New

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We Are Here For You: COVID-19 Update

Like so many others, YWCA New Britain has been hard at work navigating operations through COVID-19. Here are some of the latest and greatest things we are doing to serve our community: While we originally closed for two weeks back in March to ensure the safety of our staff and

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YWCA Shares 2019 Annual Report

Thank you for your commitment and friendship to YWCA New Britain and for helping us eliminate racism, empower women, stand up for social justice, help families, and strengthen our community. We are thrilled to share with you our 2019 Annual Report.  The report summarizes the highlights from our important programs-

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YWCA New Britain to Launch 21 Day Racial Equity and Social Justice Challenge

As our communities continue to be outraged by the senseless violence and deaths of people of color in America, YWCA New Britain is launching a 21-Day Racial Equity and Social Justice Challenge. We know that to do better, people must first know better. The 21-Day Challenge is an exciting opportunity

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House of Teens & CCSU Collaborate on Cultivating Healthy Communities Project

YWCA New Britain and Central Connecticut State University (CCSU) regularly collaborate on youth programs, East Side community events, internships, and more. Thanks to funding from the Aetna Foundation’s Cultivating Healthy Communities grant, the two organizations took on a larger project to tackle the social determinants of health on New Britain’s

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110th Annual Meeting Celebrates Success & Growth

Staff, volunteers, board members, and friends gathered virtually at YWCA New Britain’s 110th Annual Meeting to celebrate YWCA’s successes in the past year. Tracy Nixon-Moore, president of the Board of Directors; Sheila Amaral, Jessica Hernandez, Maria Simao, and Lynelle Tarca, members of the Board of Directors; Kurtis Denison, chair of

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YWCA New Britain Statement on the Murder of George Floyd

YWCA New Britain extends our deepest condolences to the family and friends of George Floyd, and to the larger Minneapolis and St. Paul community. We are outraged by the violence and deaths of people of color in America due to police brutality. With protests continuing across the country, including here

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STRIVE & SACS Team Up For Youth Participatory Action Research Project

YWCA New Britain’s Sexual Assault Crisis Service (SACS) and STRIVE program have teamed up to launch a Youth Participatory Action Research (YPAR) project. Thanks to funding from the Connecticut Alliance to End Sexual Violence, the YWCA is one of three agencies completing YPAR projects and the only group in the

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YWCA Focuses on Civic Engagement for Stand Against Racism

On April 23-26, YWCA New Britain joined YWCAs across the country in going virtual for the annual Stand Against Racism campaign. Stand Against Racism is a signature YWCA campaign that aims to build community among those who work for racial justice and to raise awareness about the negative impacts of

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YWCA Offers YWhile We’re Home Virtual Content and Resources

Like you, YWCA New Britain is largely staying home to ensure the health and safety of our staff and members. In an effort to stay connected and keep you engaged during this time, our departments have taken to virtual platforms to continue providing activities and resources YWhile We’re Home. We

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