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About Stand Against Racism

Tuesday, January 21, 2020

About Stand Against Racism Stand Against Racism takes place annually in April and is a signature campaign of YWCA USA to raise awareness about the negative impact of institutional and structural racism in our communities and to build community among those who work for racial justice. This campaign is one part of our larger national… Continue Reading About Stand Against Racism

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Childcare Renovations

Thursday, January 9, 2020

A 7-year-old girl is using her love of reading to help those who are less fortunate. She started an online fundraiser to try and raise money for a new children’s classroom for the YWCA.In June, 16 News Now introduced viewers to Olivia Kruyer, who goes to the YWCA of North Central Indiana once a month to… Continue Reading Childcare Renovations

YWCA and County Police

Tuesday, January 29, 2019

Our wonderful partnership with local police departments On January 27th our Director of Crisis and Children’s Services, Rachel met with the St. Joseph County Police Department. This was to continue training the officers on Domestic Violence calls and services available to individuals in our community.  Our partnership with St. Joseph County Police continues to grow… Continue Reading YWCA and County Police

run, jane, run and Covid-19

Tuesday, June 2, 2020

Dear Golf Friends and YWCA supporters: We wanted to play golf. We wanted to laugh, have fun, and be together. But we’ve made a decision that we think is in everybody’s best interest, and that is to cancel the 2020 Run, Jane, Run golf tournament, due to the Covid-19 pandemic. Don’t worry – we’ll start… Continue Reading run, jane, run and Covid-19

Breaks Free, Emily’s Story

Saturday, April 25, 2020

Breaks Free The pain sears in Emily’s broken wrist as the police officer gently asks her questions. She rubs her belly as hot tears roll down her face. We’re having a baby, why is he doing this? “Has he threatened to kill you?” says the officer. “Has he strangled you? Is there a gun in… Continue Reading Breaks Free, Emily’s Story