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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

Ashley Basile Oeken: Distinguished Young Woman Honoree

Thursday, June 28, 2018

Ashley Basile Oeken cites her greatest professional accomplishment as “becoming an executive director of a non-profit, Engage! Cleveland at 26 years old and then raising the profile of other young professionals in the community through the work.” She is also her agency’s first Executive Director! When asked who inspires her, a YWCA 2018 Distinguished Young… Continue Reading Ashley Basile Oeken: Distinguished Young Woman Honoree

What We Do - Advocacy

Honor Juneteenth: End Family Separations at the Border

Tuesday, June 19, 2018

Today, Juneteenth, is a holiday celebrated across the nation commemorating the end of slavery in America. It is a day to remember and recommit ourselves to eliminating racism and oppression. Slavery decimated communities, broke families, and separated children from loving parents. This is an intimidation tactic, used across time and across the world, meant to… Continue Reading Honor Juneteenth: End Family Separations at the Border

What We Do - Women's Leadership Institute

Transform your Career with the Women’s Leadership Institute!

Monday, June 18, 2018

The YWCA Women’s Leadership Institute offers a comprehensive leadership development training curriculum and corresponding programs designed to build, train, recognize and empower transformative women leaders at all phases of their careers. Registration is open for the fall 2018 sessions of Boot Camp and Quest! Boot Camp is designed for high potential individual contributors and Quest… Continue Reading Transform your Career with the Women’s Leadership Institute!