San Francisco and Marin

For every woman who stands up for justice
And every woman who stands by her side
For every woman who confronts a glass ceiling
And every woman ready to raise the roof
YWCA San Francisco and Marin

Welcome to the YWCA!

YWCA is dedicated to eliminating racism, empowering women and promoting peace, justice, freedom and dignity for all.

For more than a century, the YWCA San Francisco & Marin has responded to the changing roles, needs and aspirations of a diverse population of women, girls and families.

 

Over 50 and looking for a job?
Our FiftyPlus program is for You!

FiftyPlus is the premier place for women 50 and older to take control of their career. Our free workshops and ongoing support can help you develop new skills, build your confidence and find your next job.  Whether you’re unemployed, coming back to the workforce, or looking to make a career change, we have something for you! Click  here to download our flyer with program details.

“FiftyPlus was just what I needed, when I needed it.” – Successful FiftyPlus Client

 

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Remembering the Charleston Shooting Victims

 

YWCA USA extends our deepest sympathy to those impacted by the tragic shooting at Mother Emanuel AME church in Charleston, SC.
We especially want to uplift the friends and families of the victims: Sharonda Coleman-Singleton, DePayne Middleton Doctor, Cynthia Hurd, Susie Jackson, Ethel Lance, Clementa C. Pinckney, Tywanza Sanders, Daniel Simmons, Myra Thompson.
In a statement from YWCA Greater Charleston, we are reminded that the church’s Pastor, Rev. Clementa Pinckney, was a good friend of the YWCA. In fact, on April 26th, in the wake of the shooting of Walter Scott, “Mother Emanuel” AME Church hosted the local YWCA Stand Against Racism: Requiem on Racism: A People’s Mass. As a tribute to and in solidarity with the people of Charleston, we encourage you to view this powerful anti-racist event. We are particularly moved by Rev. Pinckney’s opening prayer where he exclaims: “only love can conquer hate!”

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