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YWCA welcomes seven new members to Salute to Women Hall of Fame

Wednesday, February 6, 2019

For immediate release YWCA Salute to Women Contact: Tracy Dodds Hurd YWCA Media Relations Office: 765-423-7014 thurd@ywcalafayette.org YWCA announces 2019 Salute to Women honorees Seven local women will be honored at the 45th annual Salute to Women on Tuesday, March 5, at The Trails. The winners were announced Wednesday afternoon by Allison Beggs, executive director… Continue Reading YWCA welcomes seven new members to Salute to Women Hall of Fame

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Closing the Gap: Stories and Strategies for Creating an Inclusive Healthcare Culture

Tuesday, February 5, 2019

Join YWCA Greater Lafayette, Purdue Center for Cancer Research and Indiana Minority Health Coalition of Tippecanoe County for a candid conversation to shine a light in inequalities in healthcare experiences. We will hear stories from real patients, and discuss how everyday interactions contribute to the bigger picture of disparities in health outcomes along racial, social,… Continue Reading Closing the Gap: Stories and Strategies for Creating an Inclusive Healthcare Culture

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January is: Cervical Health Awareness Month

Friday, January 25, 2019

January is Cervical Health Awareness Month. Did you know that YWCA Greater Lafayette’s Women’s Cancer Program can help connect Indiana women with low or no-cost health screenings to detect cervical cancer? When you think of YWCA Greater Lafayette Women’s Cancer program, you probably think of a pink ribbon, breast cancer awareness, and scheduling your annual mammogram.… Continue Reading January is: Cervical Health Awareness Month

We Need Real Solutions, Not Platitudes

Wednesday, January 31, 2018

Statement by YWCA USA CEO, Alejandra Y. Castillo “In last night’s State of the Union address, President Trump doubled down on his standard dog-whistle of divisive rhetoric and scapegoating our most underserved communities. Last night’s litany of policies focused on building a border wall, separating immigrant families and ramping up penalties for drug offenders. He… Continue Reading We Need Real Solutions, Not Platitudes