YWCA


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AcronymDefinition
YWCAYoung Women's Christian Association (most common)
YWCAYorkshire Women's Cricket Association (UK)
YWCAYoung Women Committed to Action
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Encouraging and supporting women in business has been the role of the YWCA Alaska since 1995.
This was the political arena into which YWCA women would attempt to interject their female authority and "revolutionize" the Settlement's political arena by pressing for a ban on child labor.
It was, Robertson argues persuasively, attempts by the Young Men's Christian Association in the 1920s to expand its work to include women and girls that motivated the YWCA to defend itself as a Christian women's organization.
I emailed all the providers that they could start referring patients to the YWCA. All they had to do was give the patient a little blue Family Health Center registration card that, up till that point, had no real function.
Dorothy Height joined the national staff in 1944 and is credited with establishing the YWCA's Office of Racial Justice Planning to promote equal opportunity for women of all races.
The MHMA itself continued until 1898, when it was incorporated into the Mount Holyoke Young Women's Christian Association (YWCA), which had been organized in 1893, as the Missionary Literature Committee.
"She didn't just work at the YWCA - she brought that place to life.
YWCA, 1015 18th Street, NW, Suite 1100, Washington, DC 20036; 202-476-0801; www.ywca.org.
A Minneapolis city inspector noticed the grass around a local YWCA looked higher than the eight-inch maximum allowed by city code.
The school owes its existence to a talk at the YWCA in Buffalo, N.Y., that I happened to attend with my mother in March 2002.
In 1898, Montgomery once again shared the platform with Anthony at the dedication of a new building for the Young Women's Christian Association (YWCA) in Rochester.
But in Wales, its sister organisation, the YWCA is celebrating its 150th year.