Category: YW News
While fall is beautiful, days are also getting colder and darker. It is important that we identify activities and support systems that will sustain us through the winter months as we continue to battle Covid-19. What ideas do you have for staying safe, healthy and happy as we enter Fall during a Pandemic?
Make sure your voice is heard – get out and vote and complete your census! Both the elections and the census offer us an opportunity to ‘stand up and be counted.’ These processes impact who will represent us and what federal resources will be available to our communities. Your voice matters and needs to be counted!
Kudos to the young people who recently completed the YW Youth work training program! Through the program, participants learned what was needed to be their ‘best self’ in any work environment, and earned experience and credentials through paid work training and experience.
The Young Women’s Initiative is pleased to present a report identifying key solutions to minimize the impact of COVID-19 on young women of color or with disabilities and LGBTQ+ youth, all of whom are likely to be disproportionately impacted by this health crisis.
Increasingly, cities across the country are recognizing that racism is a public health crisis. Covid-19 has accelerated the need to address this crisis and now it’s time to ask: what safety nets do we need in place to protect those disproportionally impacted?