YWCA Statement on the Biden Administration’s First Day Executive Actions

YWCA applauds the Biden Administration’s executive actions taken yesterday, each of which are critical steps to addressing the deep challenges facing our nation in the areas of the COVID-19 pandemic, racial justice, climate change, the economy, and government integrity. As an organization committed to eliminating racism and empowering women, YWCA

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Connecticut YWCA Leaders Issue Joint Statement in Response to U.S. Capitol Siege

To Our Communities: “Eliminating racism and empowering women,” the powerful mission of all YWCAs in this country, requires a public statement on the events of yesterday at our nation’s Capitol and the unacceptable juxtaposition of these events with how police have handled protests against police violence in Washington DC and

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YWCA & NBMAA to Offer Yoga Series

YWCA New Britain and the New Britain Museum of American Art (NBMAA) are collaborating to present a series of virtual yoga classes from featured exhibitions within the museum. The Yoga From the Museum series kicks off on Thursday, January 14 at 5:45 p.m. with an all levels yoga class from

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New Empower Workshops Explore Subjects That Impact Trauma Survivors

YWCA New Britain is now offering new Empower Workshops that explore various subjects that impact trauma survivors in a holistic format addressing mind, body, and spirit. Workshops are FREE, can be scheduled at your convenience, and can be in-person or virtual. Workshops facilitated by Sunny Swearsky, Certified Sexual Violence Advocate/Counselor and Holistic

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YWCA’s Women in Leadership Luncheon Postponed Until 2022

Every other year, hundreds of community members gather for YWCA New Britain’s Women in Leadership Luncheon. The 19th biennial Women in Leadership Luncheon was set to take place in May 2021. Out of an abundance of caution due to the continued impacts of COVID-19, the YWCA has made the difficult

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Virtual Evening of Treasures Raises Funds for YWCA’s Programs and Services

YWCA New Britain’s 27th Annual Evening of Treasures Auction was unlike any other. In response to the COVID-19 pandemic, the fundraising event’s bidding, mingling, and activities all took place on virtual platforms for the first time. Supporters and friends gathered for the virtual Evening of Treasures event on November 6.

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YWCA Statement on 2020 Election Results

While the results of this election may come as a surprise to many, an affirmation to some, and a rejection to others, it is a defining moment for the nation. In this time of change and transition, YWCA remains resolute and focused on our mission to eliminate racism, empower women,

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A Post-Election Day Note From Your YWCA

We know that this year, and this election, have been extremely difficult for our community in so many ways. Regardless of the outcome of this historic election, YWCA New Britain remains committed to our core values and to our mission of eliminating racism, empowering women and promoting peace, justice, freedom,

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YWCA Statement on the Murder of Walter Wallace

The murder of 27-year old Walter Wallace, Jr. of Philadelphia– in front of his loved ones – shatters our hearts yet again in so many ways.  Mr. Wallace was a Black man in crisis, and a son, father, husband, brother, and neighbor—one of our beloved ones befallen by senseless violence.

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Members: SMS Texting is Here!

Hold the phone! YWCA New Britain is now using SMS text messages to communicate with our members about building closures, inclement weather notifications, last-minute program changes, and other important information. Text YWCANB to 545-39 to opt in to receiving text messages.  

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