Spring Pop-Up Shop Coming to YWCA April 20-25

A Spring Pop-Up Shop will be coming to the YWCA New Britain lobby April 20 - 25.  Join us for some hot coffee, refreshments, and apparel shopping to show your support for YWCA fitness, dance, and youth sports programming!  Items available for sale will include t-shirts, tank-tops, and fun customizable

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Dance Recital Tickets On Sale Now

It's recital time!  The YWCA School of Dance is proud to present the "We're All In This Together" Dance Recital on Saturday, April 27, 2019 at New Britain High School, 110 Mill Street, New Britain, CT.  The 34th annual recital will feature dancers from ages 3-18 as they showcase their

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YWCA & CCSU to Take a Stand Against Racism

YWCA’s annual Stand Against Racism will be held April 30, 2019 from 6:00 p.m. to 8:30 p.m. at CCSU ITBD at 185 Main Street. YWCA New Britain and Central Connecticut State University have partnered to offer an evening with dinner and a presentation to highlight issues and barriers important to

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Anat Baron To Be Keynote Speaker at Women in Leadership Luncheon

YWCA New Britain is excited to announce Anat Baron as the keynote speaker for the Women in Leadership Luncheon on May 9 at the Aqua Turf Club in Plantsville, CT. Currently the CEO of Stashwall, Inc., an early-stage, game-changing technology startup, Anat has proven not only to be a successful

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Women in Leadership Nominations Now Being Accepted

Do you know a woman who exemplifies excellence, who is an inspiration to others, or who is committed to creating positive change in our community?  Nominate her to be honored at the YWCA’s Women in Leadership Luncheon on Thursday, May 9, 2019 from 11:30 am to 1:30 pm at the

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YWCA Recognizes Inspirational Women in Social Media Campaign

For 52 weeks, beginning in January 2018, YWCA New Britain has been celebrating the inspirational women who have made an impact on our community.  Those chosen for the 52 Weeks of Inspirational Women social media project inspired us through their leadership, hard work, philanthropy, and their determination to make a

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52 Weeks of Inspirational Women

What is the best piece of advice you have ever received? “Take life one day at a time.  If we remember that our time is limited, and that worry only replaces happiness, each day can start with renewed energy rife with possibilities.” – Amy Hare “To finish my BA! Without

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House of Teens Presents at American Academy of Pediatrics National Conference in Orlando

Jonnay Cooper, Zanett Rosado, and Emma Valdes of YWCA New Britain’s House of Teens could never have guessed that joining this special group would lead them to the American Academy of Pediatrics (AAP) National Conference in Orlando, Florida. As part of the House of Teens program, the girls participate in

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Winter Wonderland Gets Everyone in the Holiday Spirit

On December 8th, holiday crowds flocked to meet Santa, shop for gifts, and get in the holiday spirit, making this YWCA New Britain’s most successful Winter Wonderland celebration yet! Once a pancake breakfast and dance performance, the event has evolved over the past seven years to become a prominent holiday

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YWCA New Britain Selected as Grantee for Aetna Foundation’s Cultivating Healthy Communities Program

YWCA New Britain is thrilled to have been selected as a grantee in the Aetna Foundation’s Cultivating Healthy Communities program and was recently awarded a grant to help further work with residents of New Britain’s East Side and our community partners. The grant funding will be used over the next

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