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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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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 Announces Salute to Women Class of 2021 Honorees

Friday, July 2, 2021

YWCA Greater Lafayette announces the 47th Annual Salute to Women Honorees. This year’s celebration, held at New Journey Farms on July 27, will host a diverse group of passionate influencers and notable changemakers to be honored. Allison Beggs, President and CEO, said the selection committee was pleased to receive such thoughtful nominations this year, which… Continue Reading YWCA Greater Lafayette Announces Salute to Women Class of 2021 Honorees

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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