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Juneteenth: A Celebration of Freedom

Saturday, June 19, 2021

On June 19, 1865, Union General Gordon Granger arrived in Galveston, Texas, and told enslaved African-Americans they were free. The announcement came two months after the Confederate General Robert E. Lee surrendered at Appomattox, Va. General Granger’s announcement put into effect the Emancipation Proclamation, which had been issued more than two and a half years… Continue Reading Juneteenth: A Celebration of Freedom

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YWCA Greater Lafayette Board of Directors Appoints Lindsey Mickler as President & CEO

Wednesday, June 16, 2021

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 the prevention and elimination of domestic… Continue Reading YWCA Greater Lafayette Board of Directors Appoints Lindsey Mickler as President & CEO

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STRIVE Virtual Information Session, May 17, 1PM – 2PM

Wednesday, May 5, 2021

Join YWCA Greater Lafayette for “What is STRIVE? Virtual Information Session” on May 17 from 1PM – 2PM. Learn about the mission of YWCA Greater Lafayette and how we are empowering women, underserved populations and everyone of any employment status through our Empowerment Services workforce development program, STRIVE. JOIN WITH ZOOM Meeting ID: 831 6315… Continue Reading STRIVE Virtual Information Session, May 17, 1PM – 2PM