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Could the Early Learning Center Save the Universe?

Friday, May 3, 2019

By Jill Carlson How do we create smarter, more secure members of society? What can we do to ensure good health and wellness for ourselves and our families? Could we really—completely—eliminate poverty in the United States?  These are, admittedly, very lofty ideas. Is it possible to address all three at once? This two-part post will explore early childhood education and its role… Continue Reading Could the Early Learning Center Save the Universe?

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

Joyful, Healthy, Confident.

Friday, December 14, 2018

A foster dad with children at West Indianola recently shared how Girls on the Run has impacted the lives of girls at a crucial age: ” We have foster children and we have now had 3 different girls who have gotten involved with Girls on the Run through West Indianola Grade School.  The program is… Continue Reading Joyful, Healthy, Confident.

Action. Service. Impact.

Friday, December 14, 2018

2018 Year in Review At YWCA Northeast Kansas, we find strength in the achievements of the over 7,000 individuals and families we serve each year as they overcome challenges and become empowered members of our community. 2018 has been a year of determination and collaboration locally as we have continued to expand our wide array of programming and… Continue Reading Action. Service. Impact.

Your Vote Makes a Difference

Saturday, September 8, 2018

One of the most often-cited reasons people give for not voting is their sense of futility… they don’t think their vote makes a difference; they believe they have no impact on government, and vice versa; and they believe “special interests” run everything so their votes don’t count.  We must get away from this type of… Continue Reading Your Vote Makes a Difference