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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

YWCA SOUTH FLORIDA SEEKING VIRTUAL VOLUNTEERS TO ASSIST WITH COVID-19 RELIEF PROGRAMMING

Wednesday, April 22, 2020

Volunteers to provide essential support to those most vulnerable. MIAMI, FL (April 22, 2020) – YWCA South Florida is calling all individuals to join its COVID-19-specific virtual volunteering opportunities as part of the organization’s ongoing mission to provide essential services to those in need. Volunteers who contribute their time and energy will play a pivotal… Continue Reading YWCA SOUTH FLORIDA SEEKING VIRTUAL VOLUNTEERS TO ASSIST WITH COVID-19 RELIEF PROGRAMMING

NFL HALL OF FAMERS JERRY RICE & STEVE YOUNG OPEN THEIR LATEST 8 TO 80 ZONE IN PARTNERSHIP WITH YWCA OF GREATER MIAMI-DADE, INC. TO BRING FLORIDA ITS NEWEST ESPORTS ARENA

Thursday, January 23, 2020

PRESS RELEASE Location: YWCA of Greater Miami-Dade 351 NW 5th Street, Miami FL 33128 Date: Saturday, February 1 Time: 8:00am EST Media Contact Michelle Knox Forever Young Foundation 602-763-3828 Michelle@foreveryoung.org Brian Prokes Golden Collaborative 407-592-9259 brijoepro@gmail.com Sharonda Glover YWCA Greater Miami Dade, Inc. 305-377-9922 ext 123 sglover@ywca-miami.org NFL HALL OF FAMERS JERRY RICE & STEVE… Continue Reading NFL HALL OF FAMERS JERRY RICE & STEVE YOUNG OPEN THEIR LATEST 8 TO 80 ZONE IN PARTNERSHIP WITH YWCA OF GREATER MIAMI-DADE, INC. TO BRING FLORIDA ITS NEWEST ESPORTS ARENA