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!
Katelyn Bowden: Distinguished Young Woman Honoree
Thursday, July 26, 2018
The machine of patriarchy has many parts and YWCA’s Distinguished Young Woman Katelyn Bowden has her sights on dismantling the impunity of those who post explicit images of people without their consent. These crimes affect not just personal lives of the victims who currently do not have a particular state law in their defense, but… Continue Reading Katelyn Bowden: Distinguished Young Woman Honoree