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YWCA Greater Lafayette is dedicated to improving the lives of women and girls in Indiana, and our supporters play a vital role in that work. There is always something happening, or something to get involved in at YWCA Greater Lafayette. Staying up to date on events, news and program developments is one of the best ways you can help the organization. Stay informed. Get involved. Support our mission. Spread the word.

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Support Legislation That Empowers Women

YWCA is on a mission to eliminate racism, empower women, stand up for social justice, help families and strengthen communities. We’ve been at the forefront of the biggest issues of the day for 160 years: from voting rights to civil rights, from affordable housing to pay equity and from violence prevention to health care reform. We carry on this long tradition of social action and advocacy to advance our mission — and you are a crucial part of this work. Your voice is critical as we advocate for policies that bring us closer to eliminating racism, empowering women, and ensuring peace, justice, freedom and dignity for all.



Te Ata Fisher

Lifting the Voice of a Nation: Chickasaw Storyteller Te Ata

Wednesday, March 1, 2023

Navigating the liminal space between Native (First) American and white communities, Mary Frances “Te Ata” Thompson Fisher was raised on the stories and songs of her Chickasaw culture. Te Ata was born December 3, 1895 in Emet, Oklahoma. Her father was the last treasurer of the Chickasaw Nation and her uncle, the last governor. The… Continue Reading Lifting the Voice of a Nation: Chickasaw Storyteller Te Ata

Delia Silance

In Celebration of Delia Silance

Wednesday, February 1, 2023

In 2023, Purdue University churns out students with master’s degrees with the efficiency of Ford’s assembly line.  Of course, it’s not easy.  It requires dedication and many students endure hardships along the way. These items are not up for debate. But imagine being an African American woman at Purdue in 1932. An African-American. Woman. At… Continue Reading In Celebration of Delia Silance

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New Year, New Beginning!

Monday, January 9, 2023

We look forward to continue advancing justice through our shared mission, vision, and story. Since 1929 YWCA Greater Lafayette has been at the forefront of meeting the needs of the communities we serve. While the programs and services offered have changed over time, we remain dedicated to eliminating racism, empowering women and promoting peace, justice,… Continue Reading New Year, New Beginning!

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