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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.

Here are a few ways you can keep abreast of everything happening at your YWCA.

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  • Pick up a program guide from our front desk for a quick rundown of all our program offerings and event schedule for the current season.

 

YWCA Greater Lafayette News & Events

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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 Blackdemographics.com 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

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YWCA Greater Lafayette Appoints Floyd Keith as Senior Director of Racial & Social Justice

Tuesday, August 24, 2021

YWCA Greater Lafayette has appointed Floyd Keith as the new Senior Director of Racial and Social Justice. This newly created position is made possible through a partnership with the City of Lafayette. The focus of this initiative is to establish, support, lead and manage efforts to identify and eliminate structural and systemic racism, and develop… Continue Reading YWCA Greater Lafayette Appoints Floyd Keith as Senior Director of Racial & Social Justice

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.

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YWCA Greater Lafayette does not discriminate in the delivery of services or benefits based on race, color, national origin, religion, sex, disability, age, sexual orientation and gender identity.