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LaShawn Reed-Kendricks: Distinguished Young Woman Honoree

Thursday, August 9, 2018

Today, Distinguished Young Woman LaShawn Reed-Kendricks runs her own business, Essentials 4 Success, which helps women turn their hobbies into sustainable businesses. She also founded its nonprofit arm, Success Her Way, in addition to serving as a leader of two local non-profits. However, her path to success was not a straight line. LaShawn went from… Continue Reading LaShawn Reed-Kendricks: Distinguished Young Woman Honoree

Advocacy Day 2018

Wednesday, August 8, 2018

Yesterday, Wednesday August 8th, our President & CEO Margaret Mitchell and YWCA staff met with staff from Representative Marcia Fudge, Senator Sherrod Brown, and Senator Rob Portman’s offices as part of In-District Advocacy Day. YWCA’s across the country met with their elected leaders and staff to advocate for change and share our mission of eliminating… Continue Reading Advocacy Day 2018

Thank You Hyland!

Friday, August 3, 2018

On Friday August 3rd, a volunteer team from Hyland Software visited our offices on Prospect to help with landscaping needs. After giving our flower beds some TLC, they visited Independence Place, the permanent supportive housing units for youth aging out of foster care located on the second floor of our building. Volunteers cleaned up the common space… Continue Reading Thank You Hyland!

During this Year’s Circle the Cities with Love, Remember Victims of Gun Violence

Monday, July 9, 2018

The Major Cities Chiefs Association listed Cleveland as having the fifth highest murder rate per capita in 2017, with four out of every five homicides related to gun violence. According to Cleveland Scene, there were seven confirmed shootings in Cleveland between the evening of Saturday June 16th and early Sunday June 17th alone. To encourage… Continue Reading During this Year’s Circle the Cities with Love, Remember Victims of Gun Violence

Attorney General Mike DeWine Visits YWCA CLE to Talk Early Childhood Education

Thursday, June 28, 2018

YWCA was happy to host Ohio Attorney General Mike DeWine and Ohio Secretary of State Jon Husted today, who are recognizing the importance of helping Ohio’s most vulnerable children with reliable services. DeWine stressed the importance of trauma informed care, like the kind provided at YWCA Greater Cleveland’s Early Learning Center saying, “Kids have one… Continue Reading Attorney General Mike DeWine Visits YWCA CLE to Talk Early Childhood Education