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We create real change. The YWCA works every day to eliminate racism and empower women. Through advocacy and local programming, we create real change for women, families and communities.

Check out the latest program information and happenings.

YWCA Greensboro is currently seeking applicants for three positions with our organization. For information on each and to apply, follow these links:

Passion to Purse Program Director

Executive Coordinator

Healthy Beginnings Program Coordinator

 

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On Sept. 15, 2016, amid board and campaign leaders, staff, friends and supporters, the YWCA Greensboro officially unveiled the name on its newly renovated building on 1807 E. Wendover Avenue: Shirley T. Frye YWCA Greensboro. The building name honors longtime YWCA and community leader Shirley Frye.

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Do Your Bidding
For Great Prizes

The 14th Annual Johnathan W. Flowers Memorial Golf Tournament is set for Friday, Sept. 30 and includes a lively auction event with terrific prizes. So bring your extra money and get ready to win a night at a luxurious hotel, or a weekend at the beach, or a round of golf for four at a premiere North Carolina course. It will be fun and best of all, a worthy way to benefit the YWCA Greensboro youth programs.

Event registration is a click away!!

 
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What would it look like to have a week without violence? What about a month? A year? Through education, advocacy, and survivor support, we can stop gender-based violence together. Week Without Violence takes place October 17 – 21, 2016.

Check back for information and links to learn about what you can do to make a difference.

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Voting Matters

The Advocacy and Racial Justice Committee hosted a successful Lunch and Learn at which members of the League of Women Voters presented information on the voting process. Attendees learned about the offices on the local and state level that are up for election, how and where to vote, and why voting does make a difference. City Council Mayor Pro tem Yvonne Johnson talked about close races she and others have had in election seasons and why even a handful of people voting can matter. We have posted the links provided by the League of Women Voters to give you the information you need. Go here: MY VOTE COUNTS!

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Memories Preserved

We’ve had some terrific moments captured through photographs thus far this year. Our photo albums have been resurrected from their dusty storage pages and brought out to the News Room for easy access. Visit this page, scroll down and choose the album (or albums) of your choice. Enjoy.

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Bound to be Free

YWCA Greensboro is starting its observation of a Week Without Violence a day early by promoting the play, “Bound to be Free,” which will be presented at the Greensboro Coliseum on Sunday, Oct. 16 at 4 p.m. Marva Edwards, a member of the YWCA Advocacy and Racial Justice Committee, wrote the play based on her book of the same name, a personal account of her life as a domestic violence victim and eventual survivor. For information on tickets, visit: Greensboro Coliseum tickets.

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Police Community Review Board

The Police Community Review Board will hold an informational gathering on Wed., Oct. 6, 2016 at the Greensboro Historical Museum. The 9-member board will explain the process they use to review cases and accountability involving law enforcement. The event is free and begins at 5:30 p.m.

 

Our Mission & Vision

YWCA Greensboro, is dedicated to eliminating racism empowering women and promoting peace, justice, freedom and dignity for all.

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Win-Win Resolutions C.R.E.W. Program

Teaching students (Pre-K through High School) and Families conflict resolution and positive social skills through interactive drama.

Teen Parent Mentor Program

Supporting teen moms to finish school, grow as a positive responsive parents, and make plans for the future.

Teens Learning Childbirth

prenatal health and fitness program designed especially for pregnant teens

Teen Families Reading Together

Reading program for teen moms and their children promoting a positive parent-child interaction.

Doula Program

Volunteer training to provide practical and emotional support to pregnant women and their families before, during, and after birth.

Healthy Moms Healthy Babies

Working with young women aged 20 to 30, YWCA staff offer childbirth education, doula support, case management, and peer group education during pregnancy and beyond.

Our partners

NC DHHS – Women’s Health Branch
NC DHHS – Teen Pregnancy Prevention Initiatives
Cone Health Foundation
March of Dimes
Cone Health Women’s Hospital
Greensboro Children’s Museum
Greensboro Public Library
Greensboro Urban Ministry
Interactive Resource Center
United Way
SafePlace