Statement Regarding the Supreme Court Decision to Overturn Roe v. Wade

The recent Supreme Court ruling significantly undermines the self-determination and bodily autonomy of those who experience unwanted pregnancies. Evidence shows that the negative ramifications of forced births are most significantly experienced by those who are low-income, especially Black and brown young women and girls.

YWCA Greater Pittsburgh stands ready to provide for those who need childcare, economic assistance, and housing supports. We remain firm in our mission to advocate for policies that eliminate racism, empower women, and promote peace, justice, freedom, and dignity for all.

 

Mission & Vision

YWCA is dedicated to eliminating racism and empowering women.
YWCA Greater Pittsburgh envisions a community that advances education, opportunity, and equity regardless of gender, race, or background.

 

 

What We Do

YWCA Greater Pittsburgh provides direct services, empowerment programming, and advocacy to support marginalized individuals and families, especially women and girls of color, while working to challenge structural barriers to equity.

COVID-19 Impact

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Mission in Action

The Mission in Action grant program is a new funding stream designed to build a future filled with equitable opportunities; where racial and gender opportunity gaps no longer exist.

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Action Conversations on Race

As fatphobic rhetoric continues to escalate within our culture and media, we must recognize its roots in misogynoir and view this prejudice through the lens of race. Join us as we establish

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