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Give Miami Day is Nov. 16-19, 2020

Friday, October 30, 2020

YWCA South Florida is one of the oldest and largest women’s organizations in the nation, serving over 2 million women, girls, and their families. In addition to our families’ increased needs during the COVID-19 pandemic, we remain committed to expanding our community engagement initiatives to address the deepest discrimination happening at the intersection of race… Continue Reading Give Miami Day is Nov. 16-19, 2020

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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

SunSentinel | YWomen Vote 2020: A Virtual Conversation on the Impact of your Vote in Florida Presented by YWCA South Florida

Tuesday, October 6, 2020

YWCA South Florida and YWCA USA present the YWomen Vote 2020 virtual town hall featuring a Conversation with America’s Women. The webinar, sponsored by Uber and Apollo Bank, will lift women’s voices to transform and inform the voting experience. As our nation grapples with the COVID-19 pandemic and its economic impacts on women, raising our… Continue Reading SunSentinel | YWomen Vote 2020: A Virtual Conversation on the Impact of your Vote in Florida Presented by YWCA South Florida

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South Florida Caribbean News | YWCA South Florida Receives Workforce Development Grant from Google.org

Wednesday, August 19, 2020

$90,000 grant will help fund the organization’s YWeb Career Academy, which will provide career resources and help employ nearly 270 South Florida women in the technology industry SOUTH FLORIDA – YWCA South Florida is pleased to announce it has received a $90,000 grant to implement the YWeb Career Academy for the South Florida community as part of Google.org’s $5… Continue Reading South Florida Caribbean News | YWCA South Florida Receives Workforce Development Grant from Google.org