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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

WLRN | Political Analyst On Florida’s Primary, Race Equity Challenge, Bookstore Owner On Black Literature

Tuesday, August 11, 2020

On this Tuesday, August 11, episode of Sundial: Political Analyst on Florida’s Primary Elections Florida’s primary election is next Tuesday. Due to the pandemic, rallies, door-to-door canvassing, and in-person campaigning strategies have become obsolete. Supervisors of Elections have been preparing for months as a historic number of voters have opted for vote-by-mail ballots. VIEW FULL… Continue Reading WLRN | Political Analyst On Florida’s Primary, Race Equity Challenge, Bookstore Owner On Black Literature

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Miami Herald | How CEOs are dealing with a renewed surge in COVID-19

Friday, July 17, 2020

YWCA South Florida, like most organizations, feels more prepared for the second surge than the first. We have PPE, trained staff, policies and remote capacity. We are following guidelines and best practices provided by the CDC, Miami-Dade County and the state to keep our services and programs running as our working families need us most… Continue Reading Miami Herald | How CEOs are dealing with a renewed surge in COVID-19

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New Tropic | Uncover how bias plays a role within our criminal justice system today

Monday, July 13, 2020

Don’t forget their names: George Floyd. Breonna Taylor. They died at the hands of police, reminding our country of just one of the many instances where extreme bias and systemic racism was present throughout our criminal justice system. Join YWCA South Florida’s 21-Day Racial Equity and Social Justice Challenge and dive into intriguing content around criminal justice reform,… Continue Reading New Tropic | Uncover how bias plays a role within our criminal justice system today

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New Tropic | Learn About Racial Inequity in our Educational Systems Today

Tuesday, July 7, 2020

Think about this – what are our schools really teaching us? Did you know that more than 65 years ago the landmark ruling in the Brown vs. Board of Education Supreme Court case declared racial segregation unconstitutional, yet today we see our schools just as segregated, if not more, than in 1954? In week two… Continue Reading New Tropic | Learn About Racial Inequity in our Educational Systems Today