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Reading on a Mission: Strengths-Based Storytelling

November 24, 2020 Blog Post
This month we're exploring how to practice strengths-based storytelling. Below we've compiled a reading list of articles, stories, and videos that provide good examples of strengths-based storytelling.

The power of Black women in elections

November 17, 2020 Blog Post
With the conclusive results of the November 3 election - at the national, state and local level – we are hopeful for a more equitable future for our communities and for Black women and girls.

Give back to YWCA families during the holidays

November 12, 2020 Blog Post
It’s the time of year again when we invite our community to be a part of Adopt-A-Family, our annual holiday gift drive, and several upcoming holiday meals at YWCA's Angeline's Day Center. Check out these simple steps on how to get involved safely during COVID-19.

Strengths-Based Storytelling: Focusing on Power

November 10, 2020 Blog Post
Strengths-based storytelling is an important concept to understand, whether you're connected to a nonprofit providing services or just in your daily life. Here's our explainer to bring you up to speed on it.
An op-ed co-authored by YWCA's Doris O'Neal argues over-reliance on police, courts, and jails hasn’t solved domestic violence nor created safe communities. Survivors deserve more options for safety, justice, and preventing future violence.