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Week Without Violence

Monday, October 18, 2021

YWCA is on a mission to eliminate racism, empower women, stand up for social justice, help families and strengthen communities. For more than 20 years, we have set aside one week in October as a Week Without Violence – a week to raise awareness and engage action to end the broad spectrum of violence –… Continue Reading Week Without Violence

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2021 Potters Market – Saturday, October 16

Wednesday, October 6, 2021

October is here and that means the return of The Potters Market, Greater Lafayette Clay Guild’s (GLCG) annual showcase shopping event. Each year, members of the GLCG provide a wide range of handmade pottery at YWCA Greater Lafayette. For clay appreciators of all ages there is something for everyone – functional, sculptural, traditional, contemporary, stoneware,… Continue Reading 2021 Potters Market – Saturday, October 16

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YWCA Greater Lafayette Lights Up Riehle Plaza for October Awareness

Sunday, September 26, 2021

YWCA Greater Lafayette will host Light Up Riehle Plaza, October 1, at 7:00pm, as the kick-off event for October’s Breast Cancer Awareness Month, Domestic Violence Awareness Month and YWCA’s 4th Annual Power of the Purse Challenge. In previous years, Light Up Riehle Plaza has served to bring awareness to breast cancer, one of the leading health… Continue Reading YWCA Greater Lafayette Lights Up Riehle Plaza for October Awareness

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MISSION UPDATE: September 2021 Newsletter

Tuesday, September 21, 2021

Welcome Lindsey Mickler, President & CEO YWCA Greater Lafayette Board of Directors is pleased to announce the appointment of Lindsey Mickler as their new President & CEO. Beth Bangs, YWCA Board Chair, said Mickler is a versatile, highly adaptable, results-oriented professional with proven nonprofit leadership and management skills. “Mickler brings to YWCA extensive experience in… Continue Reading MISSION UPDATE: September 2021 Newsletter

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August: National Black Business Month

Thursday, August 26, 2021

August is Black Business Month, and though it is a national observance it is not always locally recognized throughout the nation. According to a report, Black owned employer businesses in the United States increased 13.6% between 2012 and 2017 totaling 124,000 Black firms. These businesses employed 1,208,270  people, an increase of 23.9 percent from 2012; their payrolls totaled $26.1 billion,… Continue Reading August: National Black Business Month