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Happy Black History Month

Monday, February 6, 2023

Happy Black History Month! From pioneering sheroes such as Dr. Dorothy Height, Helen Claytor, and countless others to our programming and advocacy efforts, YWCA has a long history of advancing racial justice that began decades ago with our own reckoning of racial inequities within the YWCA movement. During Black History Month, we are sharing our… Continue Reading Happy Black History Month

Mermaid Fun Swim

Monday, December 12, 2022

Do you have a mermaid tail or dream to swim like a mermaid? Then this is the event for you! Girls and boys can learn how to swim like a beautiful mermaid or stealth-like merman! Unlike before, this event now offers activities for beginners AND more advanced swimmers. Swimmers must be in Level 3 or… Continue Reading Mermaid Fun Swim

YWCA York Recognizes October as Domestic Violence Awareness Month

Tuesday, October 4, 2022

York, PA – (October 4, 2022) Every year in October, advocates, survivors, and supporters recognize October as Domestic Violence Awareness Month (DVAM). Throughout the month of October, YWCA York has several awareness and educational activities planned to take action, prevent domestic violence, and support survivors. To kick off the month, YWCA York will be hosting… Continue Reading YWCA York Recognizes October as Domestic Violence Awareness Month

YWCA York Remembers Stephanie Seaton, Dorrie Leader Advocacy Award Recipient

Thursday, September 8, 2022

(September 8, 2022) On this day, tomorrow and forever in our hearts we will remember Stephanie Seaton as a mother, a social justice warrior, a community activist and a women’s rights advocate.  Ms. Seaton received the Dorrie Leader Advocacy Award because of her fierce determination for women’s rights, and for her work advancing equality and… Continue Reading YWCA York Remembers Stephanie Seaton, Dorrie Leader Advocacy Award Recipient

YWCA York to Honor Lizaida Morales with Dorrie Leader Advocacy Award

Tuesday, August 16, 2022

York, PA – (August 15, 2022) YWCA York announces Lizaida Morales as the 2022 Dorrie Leader Advocacy Award recipient, as selected by the board’s advocacy committee. This award is sponsored by Stock and Leader Attorneys at Law. In 1995, YWCA York created the Dorrie Leader Advocacy Award to recognize women advocates for their work on… Continue Reading YWCA York to Honor Lizaida Morales with Dorrie Leader Advocacy Award

YWCA York Announces New Board Leadership

Wednesday, August 3, 2022

York, PA – (August 2, 2022) YWCA York announced new board leadership that will focus on the high-level strategy, oversight and accountability of the organization while supporting the nonprofit’s work of eliminating racism and empowering women. “This is an exciting time for our organization and the strengths these leaders bring will only serve to add… Continue Reading YWCA York Announces New Board Leadership

Teen Dating Violence Awareness

Monday, April 4, 2022

In a recent episode of a wildly popular television show about teens and young people, one of the young male characters verbally assaults his partner. The two shout at and berate one another, both struggling to feel heard and understood by the other. In prior episodes, viewers also witnessed that same leading male character physically… Continue Reading Teen Dating Violence Awareness