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Our View – The YW Blog

October 2020

Mindfulness: A tool against racism

By |October 8th, 2020|Categories: Our View|

The gruesome murder of George Floyd, a black man, at the hands (or knee) of American law enforcement authorities has reminded us how entrenched racism is in our society. The Black Lives Matter movement [...]

Season of Mindfulness

By |October 1st, 2020|Categories: Our View|

Some of you may be feeling like a fish inside a fishbowl. You have begun to learn every inch of your living room, seen every speck of dust on the shelves and have longed [...]

September 2020

Back to school routines

By |September 24th, 2020|Categories: Our View|

Back to school time has long been one of mixed emotions. This year the usual feelings of excitement, anxiety, hesitation and confusion may even more heightened with the uncertainty of our global pandemic. Children [...]

Pride: Celebrating Queer Women

By |September 3rd, 2020|Categories: Our View|

Pride 2020 provides us with an opportunity to consider the intersection of sexuality and race. This year’s Pride happens with the backdrop of anti-racism activism. We have been flooded with images of anti-Black racism [...]

GUEST BLOG: Pride-The March Goes On

By |September 2nd, 2020|Categories: Our View|

It was the summer of 1969, in Manhattan, New York. On June 28, the Stonewall Inn, a hangout for LGBTQ2S+ persons was raided by police. It was raided simply because it was known as [...]

August 2020

July 2020

To our community partners

By |July 30th, 2020|Categories: Our View, Uncategorized|

A message to our community partners: I want to take a moment to thank you, our community partners for demonstrating how incredibly effective we call all be when we come together to support one [...]

June 2020

We’re here for you!

By |June 29th, 2020|Categories: Our View|

Talia Bell, Vice President, Programs and Services shares a message of hope with our community with a video message. If you or someone you know needs help, YW is here for your right now. [...]

A message to donors

By |June 9th, 2020|Categories: Our View, Uncategorized|

Jan Damery, Vice President, External Relations and Engagement, shares a message with donors to say thank you! YW and the families we support need the help of our amazing donor and community now [...]

May 2020