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January marks National Human Trafficking Prevention Month

Monday, January 3, 2022

January marks National Human Trafficking Prevention Month. Human trafficking is the illegal trade in human beings through recruitment or abduction by means of force, fraud, or coercion for the purposes of forced labor, debt bondage, or sexual exploitation.  There are currently 30 million people enslaved throughout the world with 3 million located in the United… Continue Reading January marks National Human Trafficking Prevention Month

MIAMI-DADE’S NEXT SUPERINTENDENT WILL SHAPE OUR FUTURE

Monday, December 20, 2021

A DECISION THAT COULD SHAPE OUR FUTURE FOR GENERATIONS TO COME The decision of who will be Miami-Dade County’s next superintendent is one that could shape our future for generations to come. We need someone with experience in education and leadership, but also somebody dedicated to making this community stronger than ever before. Over the… Continue Reading MIAMI-DADE’S NEXT SUPERINTENDENT WILL SHAPE OUR FUTURE

YWCA South Florida Is Citi Foundation’s Community Progress Makers Recipients

Monday, December 13, 2021

    CITI FOUNDATION ANNOUNCES YWCA SOUTH FLORIDA IS RECIPIENT OF COMMUNITY PROGRESS MAKERS INITIATIVE We are excited to announce today that YWCA South Florida is a recipient of the Citi Foundation’s Community Progress Makers initiative. Our organization is one of 50 nonprofits in six cities across the United States—Miami, Chicago, New York City, Washington,… Continue Reading YWCA South Florida Is Citi Foundation’s Community Progress Makers Recipients

The Thrive305 Action Plan is here!

Friday, November 5, 2021

The Thrive305 Action Plan, our County’s priorities built by and for the community, has arrived! Government works best when it is driven by those it serves. That is why we are proud to share that after months of civic and community engagement, input, and collaboration, the Thrive305 Action Plan has finally arrived! Built for community,… Continue Reading The Thrive305 Action Plan is here!

Indigenous People’s Day

Tuesday, October 12, 2021

Indigenous People’s Day This year October 11th is a very important day for many people across the Americas and the US. October 11th is Indigenous People’s Day, a reclamation of Colombus Day, and a time for people, Indigenous and not, to acknowledge & atone for the horrendous suffering indigenous people have endured across the Americas.… Continue Reading Indigenous People’s Day

YWCA South Florida Announces New Board of Directors for 2021-2022

Monday, September 20, 2021

MIAMI (September 20, 2021) – YWCA South Florida is pleased to announce its 2021-2022 Board of Directors and Board Members. Kelly-Ann Cartwright, Partner, at Holland & Knight, has been elected as Board Chair. Kelly-Ann Cartwright, Partner at Holland & Knight, has been elected as Board Chair for the second consecutive year. As an established labor and… Continue Reading YWCA South Florida Announces New Board of Directors for 2021-2022

YWCA South Florida Joins Meghan Markle and Prince Harry’s Archewall Foundations 40×40 Program

Wednesday, August 25, 2021

YWCA South Florida is joining the Duchess of Sussex, Meghan Markle and Prince Harry’s effort to promote the Archewell Foundation’s 40×40 program. As Meghan Markle celebrated her 40th birthday this month and year, she launched the 40×40 message. The 40×40 program challenges people everywhere to contribute 40 minutes of their time to improve their community. Specifically,… Continue Reading YWCA South Florida Joins Meghan Markle and Prince Harry’s Archewall Foundations 40×40 Program

CELEBRATING 100 YEARS, YWCA SOUTH FLORIDA ANNOUNCES BOLD PLANS TO DRIVE EQUITY AND SOCIAL JUSTICE FORWARD IN SOUTH FLORIDA

Monday, June 7, 2021

The Nonprofit’s NEXT! Centennial Celebration Honors its Legacy, Inaugurates Nine Women Leaders as Ceiling Breakers and Ushers in Plan for Next Century MIAMI – (June 4, 2021) —  YWCA South Florida marked its past and future efforts to eliminate racism and empower women during its NEXT! Centennial Celebration on Thursday, June 3. The milestone was… Continue Reading CELEBRATING 100 YEARS, YWCA SOUTH FLORIDA ANNOUNCES BOLD PLANS TO DRIVE EQUITY AND SOCIAL JUSTICE FORWARD IN SOUTH FLORIDA