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Where do you feel safe?

At the YW's TechGYRLS, an afterschool STEM program for middle-school girls, Amaira shares her ideas creatively, works well with her peers, and lets her intellect guide her.

Why is this a big deal? Because when Amaira leaves TechGYRLS, her posture changes - her shoulders go up - she adopts a swagger in her walk. It's as if she assumes an identity to go out and deal with the world. "You should see her in school," Amaira's teacher says, "Big attitude...can't focus...gets others off task. She's a fighter, that one."

At TechGYRLS, Amaira is safe. She can relax and be her true self. 

And Amaira is not the only one who finds safety at the YW. 

 

Ivy gains peace of mind knowing her children are in safe hands thanks to our child care subsidies and child care provider training

 

Myelle and her family find safety from abuse, addiction, and financial instability in one of our four housing programs.

 

Raven discovers a safe place to share her troubles, overcome barriers, and make connections at our Women's Resource Center.

 

A safe space lets Amaira, and each of us, be our best self.

Click here to provide a safe space for a woman who needs it now.  Thank you

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Where do you feel safe?

At the YW's TechGYRLS, an afterschool STEM program for middle-school girls, Amaira shares her ideas creatively, works well with her peers, and lets her intellect guide her.

Why is this a big deal? Because when Amaira leaves TechGYRLS, her posture changes - her shoulders go up - she adopts a swagger in her walk. It's as if she assumes an identity to go out and deal with the world. "You should see her in school," Amaira's teacher says, "Big attitude...can't focus...gets others off task. She's a fighter, that one."

At TechGYRLS, Amaira is safe. She can relax and be her true self. 

And Amaira is not the only one who finds safety at the YW. 

 

Ivy gains peace of mind knowing her children are in safe hands thanks to our child care subsidies and child care provider training

 

Myelle and her family find safety from abuse, addiction, and financial instability in one of our four housing programs.

 

Raven discovers a safe place to share her troubles, overcome barriers, and make connections at our Women's Resource Center.

 

A safe space lets Amaira, and each of us, be our best self.

Click here to provide a safe space for a woman who needs it now.  Thank you

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For over 100 years, black women and their families have been integral to the success and progress of the YWCA. Their voices have been central to our history and future.

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