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Goal-Oriented. Passion-Oriented. Justice-Oriented: A Note from Kathleen’s Desk

Monday, January 6, 2020

Dear Friends, Happy New Year! What are your top priorities for this new year? What about this next decade? As we plan for this year, I’m reminded of a quote by film director Greta Gerwig. She says, “I’m not goal-oriented so much as I’m constantly aware of what I’m passionate about, and I’m constantly updating the list.… Continue Reading Goal-Oriented. Passion-Oriented. Justice-Oriented: A Note from Kathleen’s Desk

We Have Strength in Numbers: A Note from Kathleen’s Desk

Tuesday, October 29, 2019

  Dear Friends, 316. 316 is the number of volunteers on record who have given their time and talent to YWCA Northeast Kansas in the past year. Although the official value of a volunteer is calculated as $23.35 per hour, the volunteers here at YWCA Northeast Kansas are invaluable to our mission of eliminating racism, empowering women,… Continue Reading We Have Strength in Numbers: A Note from Kathleen’s Desk

YWCA Annual Week Without Violence: Rallying Community Support for Survivors of Domestic Violence

Friday, October 11, 2019

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE TOPEKA – YWCA Northeast Kansas is on a mission to eliminate racism, empower women, and promote peace, justice, freedom, and dignity for all. For more than 20 years, the second week in October has been dedicated to a Week Without Violence. Week Without Violence is part of a global movement to end violence… Continue Reading YWCA Annual Week Without Violence: Rallying Community Support for Survivors of Domestic Violence

Government Shutdown Puts YWCA Federal Funding in Danger

Wednesday, January 16, 2019

We need your help! Amid the federal government shutdown, we have learned that the crucial funding that has already been allocated to our Center for Safety and Empowerment – YWCA Northeast Kansas is likely to be impacted by the federal government shutdown. This money has already been promised, but cannot be disbursed if a resolution does not… Continue Reading Government Shutdown Puts YWCA Federal Funding in Danger