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Wake Up. Wake Up. Cleveland Must End Use of Indigenous Themes

Friday, July 10, 2020

by Margaret Mitchell, YWCA Greater Cleveland, President & CEO Cleveland – July 10, 2020 – YWCA Greater Cleveland stands in solidarity with the Cleveland Indigenous Coalition, which is comprised of four northeast Ohio Native American organizations: the American Indian Movement of Ohio, the Lake Erie Professional Chapter of the American Indian Science and Engineering Society;… Continue Reading Wake Up. Wake Up. Cleveland Must End Use of Indigenous Themes

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