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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All Oppression is Connected-Donate To Stop It!

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

A MESSAGE TO OUR COMMUNITY Donate Today YWCA San Francisco & Marin works tirelessly to end practices that unfairly hold people of color and women back, and champion the diverse solutions that move us all forward together!  As the social climate continues to intensify, we need you to join us by showing up and fighting …

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How to respond to Charlottesville

Categories: Advocacy, Racial Justice

  IT ISN’T JUST CHARLOTTESVILLE. IT’S ALL OF US. If you weren’t already, now is the time to get moving on racial justice and dismantling white supremacy. Now is when we act like our lives depend on it, because they do. We act on principles. Money and power go to impacted communities, especially people of …

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Racial Justice is not a program.

Categories: Advocacy, In the News, Racial Justice

Cheers went up around the room. Executive directors and board chairs clutched YWCA’s freshly released manual for racial justice training. Our national conference had been building to this for days and the room was packed. We were ready, we just needed some fresh tools to get there. We’re published! Check out our complete latest post …

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