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Free Childcare to Help Get Parents to the Polls

Monday, November 7, 2022

Politisit is partnering with local childcare providers to have free childcare available to voters this Election Day. MIAMI DADE COUNTY, 5 November 2022 – Politisit, a non-partisan non-profit organization, is partnering with the YWCA South Florida to make it easier for parents in Miami Dade County to cast their ballots this election. The following polling site… Continue Reading Free Childcare to Help Get Parents to the Polls

Moving Forward in a Post-Roe v. Wade World

Tuesday, October 11, 2022

Just three months have passed since the Supreme Court’s attack on women’s reproductive rights. Still, many have already witnessed the decision’s devastating impact as states nationwide have begun aggressively rolling back legislation and access to abortion and contraceptive care. However, the fight is far from over. Kansas’ recent voter referendum served as a resounding win… Continue Reading Moving Forward in a Post-Roe v. Wade World

First But Not The Last Recap

Sunday, September 25, 2022

YOU MADE THE NIGHT! Your presence at last night’s First But Not The Last Celebration was just what we needed. Great friends, meaningful conversation and a fabulous time. You helped to make our second annual event memorable, and we are grateful for your support! Thank you to our sponsors, community partners, and staff members who… Continue Reading First But Not The Last Recap

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