The Newcomers and Friends Club– 60 Years Strong

Monday, October 28, 2019

The Newcomers and Friends Club was formed on March 18th, 1959 around hot tea and good intentions. Through YWCA Princeton, a group of fifty women who had lived in the Princeton area for only two years or less were welcomed to a “Get Acquainted Dessert Tea”. What brought the women together that day was the … Read More

Breast Cancer Awareness Month is Every Month at YWCA Princeton’s BCRC

Wednesday, October 23, 2019

If you’ve walked through downtown Princeton within the past few weeks, you may have noticed some pink bows displayed inside and outside of local businesses. Those bows are part of the Breast Cancer Resource Center’s mission to “paint the town pink” in October to honor women and families going through breast cancer, and remind them … Read More

Things to Consider During the #WeekWithoutViolence

Tuesday, October 15, 2019

Throughout the #WeekWithoutViolence we will be sharing statistics and information about how gender-based violence affects our own community, our country, and the world. Certain groups are more affected than others—for example, women make up 86% of domestic violence victims. Within that social group, there are subgroups that are more susceptible to violence, such as Native … Read More

YWCA Princeton’s Latinas Unidas to Receive Funding for Outreach Through PEI Kids

Tuesday, October 8, 2019

In a press release, PEI Kids announced that it is the recipient of a three-year grant award from the Office of Juvenile Justice and Delinquency Prevention (JJDP) to support victims of gang violence in the greater Trenton area. PEI kids will lead a community collaboration called The Greater Trenton Outreach to Support Youth Victims of … Read More

A Recap and Update on Recent Advocacy Efforts

Tuesday, September 24, 2019

Kurt Vonnegut wrote in his 1997 novel, Timequake, “Many people need desperately to receive this message: I feel and think much as you do, care about many of the things you care about, although most people do not care about them. You are not alone.” We are fortunate to work in a community that often … Read More

YWCA Princeton to Expand Child Care through Partnership with Princeton Public Schools

Thursday, September 12, 2019

YWCA Princeton is pleased to announce its partnership with Princeton Public Schools! Together, affordable child care and preschool programs will increase to the Princeton community. YWCA Princeton will offer another program for 3 year olds through this partnership. The program will open on October 1st. “Affordable child care is a core part of our mission … Read More

Join Us at the NJ Period Rally!

Wednesday, September 11, 2019

At YWCA Princeton, we seek a world free from inequity. We advance our mission of eliminating racism and empowering women through programs and advocacy that are accessible and affordable to those in need. Our latest Stand Against Racism campaign was themed, “building a safe, economically secure future for women and girls,” with health and safety … Read More