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YWCA Glendale Chosen As 2020 Nonprofit of the Year By Assemblymember Laura Friedman (D-CA)

Monday, September 14, 2020

GLENDALE, September 14th – YWCA Glendale is proud to announce it has been selected as a 2020 California Nonprofit of the Year by California Assemblymember Laura Friedman. YWCA Glendale is one of over a hundred other nonprofits that will be honored by their state senators and assemblymembers for their tremendous contributions to the communities they… Continue Reading YWCA Glendale Chosen As 2020 Nonprofit of the Year By Assemblymember Laura Friedman (D-CA)

Coalition for an Anti-Racist Glendale Urges City Council to Pass Historic Sundown Town Resolution Acknowledging History of Racism and Commitment to a More Equitable Glendale

Wednesday, September 9, 2020

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE – September 9th, 2020  CONTACT: Heather Masterton, Chief Strategic Engagement Officer, YWCA Glendale E-MAIL: heathermasterton@glendaleywca.org CELL: 585-687-8319; www.glendaleywca.org (Glendale, CA) On Tuesday, September 15th, the Glendale City Council will have the opportunity to make history by adopting a formal resolution to recognize the City’s history as a former “sundown town,” acknowledging and apologizing… Continue Reading Coalition for an Anti-Racist Glendale Urges City Council to Pass Historic Sundown Town Resolution Acknowledging History of Racism and Commitment to a More Equitable Glendale

Honoring the Legacy of John Lewis; A Call to Action from YWCA Glendale’s CEO Tara Peterson

Friday, July 31, 2020

“Be bold. Be courageous. Stand up. Speak up. Speak out and find a way to create the beloved community, the beloved world, a world of peace, a world that will recognize the dignity of all humankind.” -John Lewis (February 21, 1940 – July 17, 2020) Dear beloved community, Like many of you, today I watched the… Continue Reading Honoring the Legacy of John Lewis; A Call to Action from YWCA Glendale’s CEO Tara Peterson

YWCA Glendale Makes Successful Virtual Event Pivot, Offering a Best in Class Example for Other Nonprofits Seeking Fundraising Solutions During COVID-19

Tuesday, June 23, 2020

GLENDALE, CA — In the wake of COVID-19, YWCA Glendale, a 95 year old nonprofit providing safe shelter, supportive services and empowerment programming for women and children successfully transformed its 23rd Annual Legacy Luncheon into a new virtual event format, exceeding its original financial and supporter engagement goals. The event featured welcoming remarks from Congressman… Continue Reading YWCA Glendale Makes Successful Virtual Event Pivot, Offering a Best in Class Example for Other Nonprofits Seeking Fundraising Solutions During COVID-19

A Statement from YWCA Glendale CEO Tara Peterson on the Murder of George Floyd and the Pathway to Healing and Reconciliation

Tuesday, June 2, 2020

Words do not capture the immeasurable pain of this last week. We witnessed the brutal murder of George Floyd by a police officer in Minneapolis, while three other officers looked away and witnesses cried for help and an end to the brutality. And we lost over 100,000 lives in our country to COVID-19, with a… Continue Reading A Statement from YWCA Glendale CEO Tara Peterson on the Murder of George Floyd and the Pathway to Healing and Reconciliation