YWCA Urges Census Bureau: Drop the Citizenship Question

Categories: Advocacy, Racial Justice

YWCA San Francisco & Marin submitted the following comments to the Census Bureau opposing the proposed citizenship question on the 2020 census. Click here to submit comments as an individual or organization by Tuesday, August 7. YWCA San Francisco & Marin strongly urges the Commerce Department to remove the citizenship question from the 2020 Census …

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Grappling with Gentrification

Categories: Advocacy, In the News, Racial Justice

Join YWCA San Francisco & Marin at the California Historical Society on June 13 for a discussion of gentrification, displacement, community and art in San Francisco. Come hear presentations from Laura, our Director of Social Change, the Anti-Eviction Mapping Project, as well as local artists affected by displacement. The Anti-Eviction Mapping Project works to document …

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Celebrating Chinese New Year Through Photography

Categories: Advocacy, In the News, Non-Profit, Other, Racial Justice

Since 1916, YWCA San Francisco & Marin has been serving the Chinatown community. The Julia Morgan designed building, in the heart of Chinatown provides subsidized housing for the low income elderly and people with disabilities. The building stands as an expression of Chinese American culture through its style and thoughtful design. We have been asked …

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YWCA recognized as a Healthy Mothers’ Workplace

Categories: Advocacy, In the News

We are honored to receive the Healthy Mother’s Workplace bronze award this year, for outstanding policies that support working moms! We were in phenomenal company at Monday’s award ceremony with the organizations and electeds leading the way on family-friendly workplaces – not just in San Francisco, but in the country. YWCA and others were recognized …

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CA Getting Stronger

Categories: Advocacy, In the News

    Good news!!! CA women have 6 major steps forward to celebrate. Stop by the office Monday 9:30-11:00 to cheer together and send a postcard thanking our champions. Governor Brown signs the New Parent Leave Act, surrounded by the “Wonder Women” of the CA Women’s Legislative Leadership Caucus. Yesterday saw major victories for women …

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