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Welcome to YWCA Greater Pittsburgh

YWCA Greater Pittsburgh is on a mission to eliminate racism, empower women, stand up for social justice, help families, and strengthen communities. We are a registered 501(c)(3) nonprofit charitable organization with a history dating back to 1867.

Today, YWCA combines programming and advocacy in order to generate institutional change in three key areas: racial justice and civil rights, empowerment and economic advancement of women and girls, and health and safety of women and girls. We provide resources for women and girls of all ages, especially women and girls of color, while working to challenge structural barriers to their success.

United Way Contributor Choice #114 (pdf)

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Welcome to YWCA Greater Pittsburgh

YWCA Greater Pittsburgh is on a mission to eliminate racism, empower women, stand up for social justice, help families, and strengthen communities. We are a registered 501(c)(3) nonprofit charitable organization with a history dating back to 1867.

Today, YWCA combines programming and advocacy in order to generate institutional change in three key areas: racial justice and civil rights, empowerment and economic advancement of women and girls, and health and safety of women and girls. We provide resources for women and girls of all ages, especially women and girls of color, while working to challenge structural barriers to their success.

United Way Contributor Choice #114 (pdf)

Did you know?

According to the Center for Disease Control, African American women are over three times more likely to be murdered with a gun than white women.

Read more about YWCA's position on gun violence.


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