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Support an ELC Student With School Supplies!

Friday, August 5, 2022

After a successful summer of supporting our graduating Early Learning Center (ELC) preschoolers and their families in their transitions to Kindergarten, back-to-school season is officially underway! And with your help, we can ensure each of our incoming students have all the essential school supplies they need to succeed this year. By making a gift today, you will provide… Continue Reading Support an ELC Student With School Supplies!

Norma Herr’s Crisis Intervention Team

Tuesday, June 14, 2022

YWCA is committed to creating a safe and stable environment at Norma Herr Women’s Center so that our guests can focus on achieving their housing, health, and employment goals. However, experiencing homelessness is traumatic and crisis can be unavoidable, especially in high-stress situations shelter guests may face. This year, Norma Herr staff recognized that while crisis intervention is… Continue Reading Norma Herr’s Crisis Intervention Team

Special Announcement – Helen Forbes Fields Named CEO of YWCA Greater Cleveland

Thursday, June 2, 2022

PRESS RELEASE FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE  Contact: Taylor Barnes: Director of Development (724) 630-4892 | tbarnes@ywcaofcleveland.org YWCA GREATER CLEVELAND NAMES HELEN FORBES FIELDS NEW PRESIDENT & CEO Cleveland – June 2, 2022 – YWCA Greater Cleveland is one of the oldest continually operating non-profits in Cleveland. Today, its Board of Directors announced they have selected Helen… Continue Reading Special Announcement – Helen Forbes Fields Named CEO of YWCA Greater Cleveland

ACTION ALERT: PROTECT ABORTION ACCESS

Wednesday, May 4, 2022

Leaked Supreme Court documents show the Supreme Court has likely voted to strike down Roe v. Wade, eliminating legal protections for abortion rights. In Ohio, State Rep. Jean Schmidt introduced House Bill 598, which would ban all abortions in Ohio except for those performed to “save the life of the mother.” This bill is a “trigger ban,” meaning… Continue Reading ACTION ALERT: PROTECT ABORTION ACCESS

In Solidarity With Our Transgender Community

Thursday, March 10, 2022

YWCA Greater Cleveland strongly denounces recent statements and legislation that label gender-affirming medical care child abuse. Gender-affirming medical care can be lifesaving for transgender and gender expansive people of any age, who already face extreme medical, legislative, and societal barriers to receiving this care. These orders and legislations successfully fuel transphobia in governments, workplaces, schools,… Continue Reading In Solidarity With Our Transgender Community