The psychology of small acts of kindness and why they now play a big role in our lives.

Has COVID finally taught us to be kind? Sarah Ebner describes how the pandemic is reshaping the way we show we care. Not long after the onset of Covid-19, author Clare Mackintosh carried out an act of kindness for her community in a small town in North Wales. She established a “secret library”, a box…

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YWomenVote2020 Virtual Town Hall: Registering & Mobilizing Women of Color in the 2020 Election

SAVE THE DATE Thursday, August 6, 2020 3:30 – 5:00 p.m. ET As our nation commemorates the 100th Anniversary of the 19th Amendment, which gave some women the right to vote, and the 55th anniversary of the Voting Rights Act of 1965, which later expanded critical voting rights and protections for people of color, YWCA…

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Organize Your Butterflies: The Native American Women, Narrative During a Health Crisis with Nikki Pitre

The Power of Influence: The Native American Women, Narrative During a Health Crisis with Nikki Pitre This episode of Organize Your Butterflies features a dynamic conversation between Nikki Pitre, acting Executive Director, Center for Native American Youth at the Aspen Institute, and Alejandra Y. Castillo, CEO, YWCA. The historical milestones of Native American women have…

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George Floyd

Solidarity Phrase George Floyd YWCA Westfield NY

We at YWCA Westfield felt the shockwaves following the death of George Floyd. We send our condolences to the family and friends of George Floyd, and of Ahmed Aubrey, and Breonna Taylor – to all victims of hate crime and communities of color. We are also thinking of our sisters and brothers at YWCA Minneapolis…

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