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STAND Against Racism: Sparking Change

Wednesday, March 17, 2021

STAND Against Racism:  Sparking Change Virtual Experience April 14th 9:00AM-2:00PM YWCA is committed to harnessing the collective power of our community in service to the mission of equity for all.  The STAND Against Racism:  Sparking Change Virtual Experience was developed in partnership with Ibero-American Action League, Urban League and United Way with support from Action… Continue Reading STAND Against Racism: Sparking Change

Sojourner Place of Play

Monday, November 9, 2020

On August 19, 2020 Board and Staff of YWCA of Rochester & Monroe County joined with supporters of Sojourner Home to dedicate the Sojourner Place of Play at YWCA.  The playground dedication was part of the announced partnership in which YWCA assumed certain Sojourner permanent housing programs and the transfer of endowment funds to enhance… Continue Reading Sojourner Place of Play

YWCA Proud Service Partner to Breaking Ground

Monday, November 9, 2020

YWCA of Rochester and Monroe County is now a support service partner to Breaking Ground’s Eastman Commons housing complex. Located at 1630 Dewey Avenue in Rochester, Eastman Commons has been transformed from a deteriorating, vacant and contaminated manufacturing building into a anew affordable residential housing complex.  The project provides 80 one-bedroom rental units where residents… Continue Reading YWCA Proud Service Partner to Breaking Ground

Sojourner Home at YWCA

Monday, July 13, 2020

Rochester Business Journal July 7, 2020 YWCA to Take Over Sojourner Programs The YWCA of Rochester & Monroe County is in the final stages of absorbing many of the services of Sojourner Home, a nonprofit that has provided homeless women and children with housing, self-sufficiency skills, and education programs for more than four decades. “This… Continue Reading Sojourner Home at YWCA