Mission Media: Ultimate Resource Guide Now Available

Inspired by our fellow YWCA sisters around the country (and especially at YWCA Greater Lafayette), we’ve compiled this Mission Media: Ultimate Resource Guide of television shows, movies, books, podcasts, playlists, influencers and more that are widely available and aligned with YWCA’s mission of eliminating racism. This list highlights stories that are told by

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With Support from the Comcast NBCUniversal Foundation, YWCA Expands Digital Literacy Programming

YWCA New Britain recently became one of 12 YWCA associations to receive $25,000 in funding from the Comcast NBCUniversal Foundation to support digital equity programming. “Comcast has a longstanding commitment to advancing digital equity, closing the digital divide, and supporting digital literacy training,” said Dennis Mathew, Senior Vice President of

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Live Theater Returns to the Stage With “The Musical of Musicals (The Musical)”

After nearly a year and a half without being able to do live theater, YWCA New Britain is proud to present “The Musical of Musicals (the Musical)” live on-stage on Saturday, July 31 and Sunday, August 1 at 2:00 p.m. Originally conceived by Eric Rockwell and Joanne Bogart, “The Musical

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Evening of Treasures Masquerade Coming November 5

Save the date for November 5, 2021! YWCA New Britain is eagerly planning its 28th Annual Evening of Treasures Auction to be held in-person at Farmington Gardens. This year's masquerade-themed event will include cocktail hour, dinner, entertainment, bidding on live and silent auction items, and much more. In addition, the

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YWCA Statement on the Sentencing of Derek Chauvin

Last week, former Minneapolis police office Derek Chauvin was sentenced to 22.5 years for the murder of George Floyd. Our hearts are with the family and friends of George Floyd, and with the larger Minneapolis and St. Paul community. While Derek Chauvin was held accountable in court, no amount of

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YWCA Fitness Extends Hours

On Monday, June 21, YWCA New Britain Fitness will transition to a summer schedule featuring extended operating hours. The new schedule, effective through Friday, September 3, is as follows: Monday - Thursday: 6:30 a.m. - 8:30 p.m. Friday: 6:30 a.m. - 5:30 p.m. Saturday: 9:00 a.m. - 12:00 p.m. Face

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Annual Meeting Celebrates Resilience Through COVID-19 Pandemic

Staff, volunteers, board members, community members, and friends gathered virtually for YWCA New Britain’s 111th Annual Meeting to celebrate our positive impact within the community this past year. Lisa Amodio and Stacey Ormsby, members of the Board of Directors; Jeff Barlow, Kurtis Denison, and John Downes, members of the Board

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YWCA Receives AccelerateCT Summer Program Expansion Grants

YWCA New Britain has received two AccelerateCT Summer Program Expansion Grants to support additional students and provide financial assistance for our Summer Sizzlers program for school age children and a second site for our STRIVE youth development program. These grants from the State Department of Education are part of the

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Update on YWCA COVID-19 Policies

Dear Parents and Participants: Beginning May 24, we will be opening the agency for parents and individuals to drop off and pick up children from their child’s childcare/program classroom, in addition to fitness members. As you are aware, the state of Connecticut has lifted many of the mandates related to

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