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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!

We Are Cleveland: Leading For Change

Wednesday, June 6, 2018

Cleveland Leadership Center presents We are Cleveland: Leading for Change, a day-long conference on August 16, 2018, that inspires individuals to have greater impact on improving life in Cleveland and Northeast Ohio, and provides them with tools to make a difference. YWCA Greater Cleveland is proud to be a community partner for one of the… Continue Reading We Are Cleveland: Leading For Change

It Starts Early

Wednesday, May 16, 2018

Seventy percent of the children who go home from YWCA’s five-star pre-school, housed at its headquarters on Prospect Avenue in Cleveland, will sleep in a shelter at night. But during the school day, those fifty 3-to-5-year-old children are in a learning environment that is enriched with degreed educators supporting them in an Early Childhood Mental… Continue Reading It Starts Early

Hear Her Sports Glenville Podcast

Tuesday, May 15, 2018

Madison Residency Artist Elizabeth Emery, who is locally based here in Cleveland, needs your help reaching young girls and women 10-110 years of age. Her project, Hear Her Glenville, will provide the opportunity for young girls to tell their story about their athletic aspirations, and women that are fit and active to share the experiences… Continue Reading Hear Her Sports Glenville Podcast

Norma Herr Women's Center

YWCA Greater Cleveland Selected to Operate Norma Herr Women’s Center

Tuesday, May 1, 2018

Margaret Mitchell, the president and CEO of the YWCA Greater Cleveland, said the management of the shelter is an “important step forward” for the organization. For the last seven years the YWCA has been working to find and maintain housing for youth aging out of foster care. “We want our staff to take a fresh approach… Continue Reading YWCA Greater Cleveland Selected to Operate Norma Herr Women’s Center