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YWCA South Florida’s 21-Day Racial Equity and Social Justice Challenge Returns

Thursday, February 4, 2021

YWCA South Florida’s 21-Day Racial Equity and Social Justice Challenge Returns to Address Issues of Race, Power, Privilege, and Leadership The 100-year-old social justice organization is expanding the reach of its largest, free community racial and social justice collective learning movement by offering materials in both English and Spanish MIAMI (February 4, 2021) -– YWCA… Continue Reading YWCA South Florida’s 21-Day Racial Equity and Social Justice Challenge Returns

YWCA South Florida Receives Transformative Gift From Billionaire Philanthropist Mackenzie Scott

Monday, December 28, 2020

Transformational Gift Serves as a Catalyst for the Organization’s Racial and Social Justice Work Across South Florida   MIAMI (December 18, 2020) – YWCA South Florida is proud to announce the organization has received a historic $2 million contribution from billionaire venture philanthropist MacKenzie Scott. For the 100-year-old organization in South Florida, whose mission is… Continue Reading YWCA South Florida Receives Transformative Gift From Billionaire Philanthropist Mackenzie Scott

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Go! Latinos Magazine | Breast Cancer leading cause of death for Latinas

Thursday, October 8, 2020

YWCA South Florida offers free breast cancer screenings for Hispanic women in South Florida. Get tested and prevent breast cancer. According to a study by the Sylvester Comprehensive Cancer Center at the University of Miami, 16,918 South Florida Hispanic residents died of cancer from 2012 to 2016. This study also found that breast cancer is… Continue Reading Go! Latinos Magazine | Breast Cancer leading cause of death for Latinas

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YWCA South Florida Announces New Board of Directors for 2020-2021

Saturday, July 25, 2020

MIAMI – YWCA South Florida is pleased to announce its 2020-2021 Board of Directors and Board Members today, including its first-ever male board member, Glenn C. Davis, CPA. Davis is a senior advisor at Kaufman Rossin and a director in the firm’s risk advisory services department and will be serving on the organization’s Finance Committee. Kelly-Ann Cartwright… Continue Reading YWCA South Florida Announces New Board of Directors for 2020-2021

The New Tropic: How the YWCA is Fighting for Equality

Thursday, June 11, 2020

Thank you to The New Tropic for featuring YWCA South Florida’s 21-Day Challenge!  In a sentence or two, what does your organization do for the community?  YWCA Miami’s mission is to eliminate racism and empower women, promoting peace, justice, freedom and dignity for all. We envision a world of equal opportunity, and we’ve committed ourselves… Continue Reading The New Tropic: How the YWCA is Fighting for Equality