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.

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Clockwise top left: Rosa Parks, Shirley Chisholm, Fannie Lou Hamer and Coretta Scott King

YWCA Presents
special viewing of “Hidden Figures” movie

On Thursday, March 2, 2017 from 6-9pm, the YWCA Greensboro will host a discussion and private screening of the acclaimed movie, Hidden Figures, which tells the story of minority women “calculators” in the early space program.

Dr. Lakshmi Iyer will lead a pre-viewing discussion about the history and importance of the STEM program.

The event is SOLD OUT.


Minding Our Business:
Trends for Women Entrepreneurs

Spring 2017’s Lunch and Learn will take a look at the rise of business ownership among women and explore the assets and obstacles of being an entrepreneur. Dr. Thaddeus McEwen, professor and director of the Center for Entrepreneurship and Innovation at NC A&T University, will present current trends for women entrepreneurs with a special focus on women of color.

Camilia Majette, owner of Nailah’s Shea, L.L.C. based here in the Triad, will speak about her experiences of starting up a business with the help of the YWCA Greensboro’s Passion to Purse program.

Join us for this special presentation on Wednesday, March 1 at the Shirley T. Frye YWCA Greensboro. Doors open at 10:45 a.m. and lunch is served at 11. This free program is open to the public. To register, go to Eventbrite.

Hope to see you there!



YWCA High Point & YWCA Greensboro
Host Legislative Briefing & Breakfast

A Focus on Adolescent Pregnancy
Prevention Programs

The honor of your presence is requested for the 2017 Legislative Briefing and Breakfast on Monday, February 27, 2017 in Greensboro.

YWCA Greensboro and YWCA High Point invite you to hear more about Adolescent Pregnancy Prevention Programs in Guilford County. We will address the critical issue of continued funding support for these programs, which impact the lives of young people in our community. In addition to the statistics that give a clear picture, young women will give personal testimony about why these programs matter to them and to their families.

The event will be held at the Shirley T. Frye YWCA Greensboro, 1807 Wendover Avenue East, Greensboro, NC 27405

Doors will open at 7:30 a.m. Program will begin promptly at 8:00 a.m.


Black History: Locals Who Helped Shape It

There are many African Americans who have contributed significantly to the history of our country. Here in Greensboro, we are proud to recognize some who have made such contributions through their dedication to service, their leadership even in the face of opposition, and their commitment to raise all people to a higher standard of life.

Henry Frye became the first African American North Carolina Supreme Court Judge. Follow this link to learn more about his place in Black History.

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