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Facebook’s Instagram is Harmful To Teen Girls

Facebook has come under fire for allegedly keeping secret for years that their platform Instagram is harmful to teen girls’ body image. It affects their mental state because the platform…
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Breast Cancer Awareness Month

Since October is Breast Cancer Awareness Month, here is a really good watch if you’ve put off a Mammogram during the pandemic:  It’s important not to let the pandemic…
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SOCKTOBER sock drive

The Northern Chautauqua Community Foundation is running the 2021 SOCKTOBER sock drive. Below find a link to a list of drop-off locations and a poster you can tape to your…
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Now that school has begun, it’s not too late to sign up for our before and after school programs.

You’ve probably heard about our before- and after-school programs and thought that you didn’t need them. Then school started this week and you need help! No worries, it’s not too…
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The lives of women in Afghanistan after our troops leave.

When the US fully pulls out of Afghanistan it is looking quite certain that the lives and rights of women will once again fall under Taliban rule. The Taliban believe…
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AG of NYS Cuomo Sexual Harassment Investigation

YWCAs of NYS Statement on Attorney General’s Report. Investigation Reveals Credibility to Allegations Against Governor Cuomo

As the largest network of domestic and sexual violence service providers in the state of New York, YWCAs of New York State are intensely invested and committed to ensuring that…
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