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Hope in the Midst of a Crisis

Monday, April 27, 2020

YWCA’s work does not stop just because the whole world has as a result of COVID-19. Today, we’re celebrating one of our very own Independence Place residents! A 24-year-old woman (we are going to call her Karla) has reached several milestones, all in the midst of a pandemic. Karla was experiencing homelessness before she moved… Continue Reading Hope in the Midst of a Crisis

COVID-19 is no equalizer; racism is a public health crisis

Wednesday, April 22, 2020

by Margaret Mitchell, YWCA Greater Cleveland, President & CEO Cleveland – April 21, 2020 – I’m not crying wolf, but simply telling the untarnished truth. The intended consequences of our history have brought us here. The Black community has endured endless campaigns of slavery, exploitation, violence, mass incarceration, housing discrimination, and economic disinvestment. Recent reports… Continue Reading COVID-19 is no equalizer; racism is a public health crisis

YWCA President & CEO Congratulates 21 Day Challenge Participants

Monday, March 30, 2020

Well done, you’ve reached the end of the 21 Day Racial Equity & Social Justice Challenge 2020! Myself, along with the dedicated staff of the YWCA Greater Cleveland, our affiliates across the state and our organizational partners thank you for your commitment and participation. When we started this challenge, no one could have imagined that… Continue Reading YWCA President & CEO Congratulates 21 Day Challenge Participants