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Valerie Jerome: Distinguished Young Woman Honoree

Thursday, November 15, 2018

Valerie Jerome strives to advance equity in her personal and professional life and has been involved in organizations serving Northeast Ohio’s housing needs in the last five years in public, non-profit and now private sectors, half her professional communications career. Naturally a connector, she is proactive keeping up with technology and audience engagement strategies to… Continue Reading Valerie Jerome: Distinguished Young Woman Honoree

150th Anniversary Celebration Photos

Monday, November 12, 2018

Thank you to everyone who participated in YWCA Greater Cleveland’s 150th Anniversary Celebration! The event at the newly renovated Agora Theatre featured DJ Red-I, Cupcakes from Bloom Bakery, as well as an original and poignant performance by Karamu House.

Happy Halloween from YWCA Greater Cleveland!

Thursday, November 1, 2018

Thank you to the volunteers from PNC, Cleveland Police, and Cleveland Mayor Frank Jackson’s office, who participated in this year’s Trick or Treat for the Early Learning Center students! On Halloween, volunteers joined our staff to hand out candy to our early learning center students. Kids were treated to appearances from Care Bears, Minions, Unicorns, Princess… Continue Reading Happy Halloween from YWCA Greater Cleveland!

Teresa Metcalf Beasley, Esq. Inducted into the Cleveland-Marshall College of Law Hall of Fame

Tuesday, October 30, 2018

Congratulations to YWCA Woman of Achievement Teresa Metcalf Beasley, Esq., partner in Calfee, Halter & Griswold LLP’s Public Law and Finance group, on her recent induction into the Cleveland-Marshall College of Law Hall of Fame. The Hall of Fame honors exceptional leaders who have contributed to the past, present and/or future success and reputation of… Continue Reading Teresa Metcalf Beasley, Esq. Inducted into the Cleveland-Marshall College of Law Hall of Fame

YWCA Greater Cleveland Making News

Monday, October 22, 2018

October 10th was World Homeless Day and YWCA Greater Cleveland President & CEO Margaret Mitchell appeared on Ideastream’s Sound of Ideas program to advocate for the 23,000 people who experience homelessness in Cleveland every year. The YWCA’s work to end youth homelessness as well as the organization’s decision to become the operator of Norma Herr Women’s Center, a low… Continue Reading YWCA Greater Cleveland Making News

Erika Hood: Distinguished Young Woman Honoree

Thursday, October 18, 2018

Sisterhood is often a description of a community of women with shared goals or interests. Erika Hood was recognized as a Distinguished Young Woman this spring for both her paid community engagement work as Community Research & Dissemination Coordinator at the Center for Health Disparities (a partnership of MetroHealth with Case Western Reserve University), and… Continue Reading Erika Hood: Distinguished Young Woman Honoree

Congratulations Synita Brazil!

Friday, October 12, 2018

YWCA is passionate about women’s empowerment. We don’t just talk the talk, we encourage our staff to take part in our Women’s Leadership Institute. Synita Brazil, Life Development Counselor with our NIA (Nurturing Independence and Aspirations) program, is a recent graduate of Quest, part of YWCA Greater Cleveland’s Women’s Leadership Institute. Quest is ideal for… Continue Reading Congratulations Synita Brazil!