On May 11th, the girls from YWCA New Britain’s STRIVE and House of Teens spent their day bonding at an all-day leadership retreat at Winding Trails in Farmington. They spent the day participating in team-building activities and obstacle courses that encouraged them to get outside of their comfort zone and
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-
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
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
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
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
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
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.