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Meet the ELC Team!

Wednesday, March 22, 2023

From story time to play time, the staff at the YWCA Early Learning Center are hard at work every day creating a safe, nurturing environment for our littlest community members to thrive. YWCA Northeast Kansas knows that affordable, high quality childcare is the cornerstone of a strong community, and we are committed to empowering women… Continue Reading Meet the ELC Team!

Advocating for Bodily Autonomy at the Statehouse

Thursday, March 9, 2023

This week, YWCA Northeast Kansas attended Kansans for Bodily Autonomy Advocacy Day, organized by ACLU of Kansas, URGE Kansas, Trust Women, and Planned Parenthood Great Plains Votes. The event brought advocates from all over the state together to speak up for abortion rights and the LGBTQ+ community. Despite overwhelming support for constitutionally protected bodily autonomy… Continue Reading Advocating for Bodily Autonomy at the Statehouse

Can we end racism with the lessons learned from the pandemic?

Thursday, February 16, 2023

In a recently published article, “Racism Is a Public Health Crisis: Social Workers Leading the Charge,” YWCA Advocacy Committee Co-Chair Tara Wallace, MSW, LSCSW, draws connections between racism, public health, and the lessons learned from the COVID-19 pandemic. Social workers were uniquely positioned as professionals who were not only frontline workers during the pandemic, but… Continue Reading Can we end racism with the lessons learned from the pandemic?

YWCA Strengthens Families

Wednesday, December 14, 2022

“The YWCA’s mission of eliminating racism and empowering women starts with our youngest family members. The economic security, safety, and health of our families are the core of YWCA’s mission.” -Beth, YWCA Early Learning Center parent  YWCA empowers our youngest community members  Working families throughout the region rely on YWCA to provide safe and affordable… Continue Reading YWCA Strengthens Families