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Hispanic Heritage Month

Sunday, September 18, 2022

As we celebrate Hispanic Heritage Month, we are pleased to share The Smithsonian’s virtual learning lab that features 30 inspiring Latinas/Latinos who have shaped the United States. We hope you will take a moment to learn more about those who contributed to our nation’s cultural, social, and political character. This collection is a great resource… Continue Reading Hispanic Heritage Month

A Woman of Will – Meet Lucy Parsons

Monday, September 5, 2022

For almost 70 years, Lucy Parsons fought for the rights of the poor and disenfranchised in the face of an increasingly oppressive industrial economic system. Lucy’s radical activism challenged the racist and sexist sentiment in a time when even radical Americans believed that a woman’s place was in the home. A dynamic, militant, self-educated public… Continue Reading A Woman of Will – Meet Lucy Parsons

Remembering Jason Jenkins

Monday, August 29, 2022

Remembering Jason Jenkins 1974-2022 This blog post is dedicated to our beloved YWCA South Florida board member and friend, Mr. Jason Jenkins. A devoted husband and adoring father of three, Jason passed away unexpectedly this past weekend. Our board is devastated and in shock. We were honored to spend time with Jason during our annual board retreat,… Continue Reading Remembering Jason Jenkins

Support Black-Owned Businesses in the 305

Monday, August 8, 2022

Miami-Dade County Government recently declared the month of August as Black Business Month! Multiple events throughout the month celebrate Miami’s Black business community, which is a vital contributor to South Florida’s economy. In just our county, BOBs make up 51,285 businesses and employ 12,227 individuals! “During Black Business Month, local government officials, community leaders and venture capitalists… Continue Reading Support Black-Owned Businesses in the 305

YWCA South Florida Receives the 2022 Florida Equity, Equality & Justice Influencer Award

Monday, July 11, 2022

  TALLAHASSEE, Fla. — YWCA South Florida, a leading voice for women, girls and all marginalized individuals across South Florida, received the 2022 Florida Equity, Equality & Justice Influencer Award from Leadership Florida. The award was announced on June 25 at Leadership Florida’s Annual Meeting in Orlando. The Florida Equity, Equality & Justice Influencer Award… Continue Reading YWCA South Florida Receives the 2022 Florida Equity, Equality & Justice Influencer Award