2018 Digital Annual Report Now Available

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 2018 Annual Report.  The report summarizes the highlights from our important programs-

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YWCA Launches New Podcast

We are so excited to launch our first-ever podcast, “Organize Your Butterflies”! Each episode, we discuss the ways women—including many of the amazing leaders at YWCA—are working to organize, strategize, and mobilize around critical issues like equal pay, domestic violence, entrepreneurship, and more. Across the country, women are putting in

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YWCA New Britain Honors Women Leaders at Luncheon

Almost 500 community members gathered on May 9th to celebrate YWCA New Britain’s 2019 Women in Leadership honorees. The crowd gathered at the Aqua Turf in Plantsville to celebrate 20 students and 31 women from central Connecticut who demonstrate extraordinary leadership and outstanding achievements. Since 1985, more than 600 women

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Annual Meeting Honors Former Executive Director Robin Sharp

The 109th Annual Meeting of YWCA New Britain was held in June at the Back Nine Tavern in New Britain.  The meeting gathered together staff, volunteers, board members, and friends to celebrate YWCA’s successes in the past year. Every year at the Annual Meeting we recognize outstanding volunteers and the

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YWCA’s Youth Theater Presents The Little Mermaid, Jr. June 28-29

YWCA New Britain’s Youth Theater will be performing The Little Mermaid, Jr. on June 28 and 29 at Trinity-on-Main in New Britain. There are 26 youth in the cast ranging from ages 10 to 16, and representing the towns of New Britain, Berlin, Bristol, Wolcott, Southington and Plainville.  This year’s production

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Join Us For Our Annual Meeting on June 11

YWCA New Britain members will vote on updates to the organization's bylaws at the Annual Meeting on June 11. Copies of the bylaws are available upon request by calling 860-225-4681 x212.

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Summer Hours Start July 6

Summer hours will be 8:00 a.m. to 1:00 p.m. on Saturdays and Sundays from July 6 to September 1. Thank you for your support of YWCA New Britain.  We hope you have a great summer!

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YWCA Announces New Executive Director

YWCA New Britain is excited to announce the appointment of Tracey Madden-Hennessey as its new Executive Director. Tracey is beginning her 36th year with YWCA New Britain. She began her career as an after school head teacher and gained experience by moving up the ranks through positions such as after

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Youth Theater Casting Call For The Little Mermaid, Jr.

Join us “Under the Sea” as YWCA New Britain’s Youth Theater presents Disney’s Little Mermaid, Jr.!  Registration for Little Mermaid, Jr. is open to ages 10-16 years old.  Auditions will be held on Saturday, May 4 from 10:00 a.m. to 2:00 p.m. at the YWCA, 19 Franklin Square, New Britain.

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YWCA Announces Women in Leadership Honorees

YWCA New Britain will be hosting its 18th biennial Women in Leadership Luncheon from 11:30 a.m. to 1:30 p.m., on Thursday, May 9, 2019 at the Aqua Turf Club in Plantsville.  The event will recognize women in central Connecticut who demonstrate extraordinary leadership and outstanding achievements.  More than 650 women

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