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An Interview with Karen Delk, Board President

Monday, December 20, 2021

Special thank you to Frances C., YWCA Princeton’s Advocacy and Development Intern, for transcribing and summarizing the interview below. March 2020 will be remembered in history forever. Within the weeks COVID-19 shut down the world, Karen Delk, newly elected board president of the YWCA had more than a few difficult decisions to face. In an … Read More

Thank you, Susan Cheuk!

Monday, December 6, 2021

For the past 19 years, Susan Cheuk has served as the Executive Assistant at YWCA Princeton. She’s worked with three of our Chief Executive Officers, hundreds of Board members, and countless community partners and supporters. Few current staff members have contributed as many years to the YW as she, nor witnessed as many changes and … Read More

Community and Friendship through Jazzercise

Friday, November 19, 2021

Community and Friendship through Jazzercise This blog post was contributed by Advocacy and Development Intern Frances C.  When you hear the word jazzercise, the first image which probably comes to mind are grainy videos from the 80’s with bright leotards, tights and knit leg warmers. What you might not think of is the community and … Read More

Civic Engagement, The Importance of Voting as Women in our Society Today

Friday, November 5, 2021

This blog post was contributed by Advocacy and Development Intern Frances C. 100 Years of Women’s Suffrage, or not? In 2020, the United States celebrated the 100-year anniversary of the 19th Amendment, which officially declared: “The right of citizens of the United States to vote shall not be denied or abridged by the United States … Read More

Staff Spotlight: Tara O’Shea

Wednesday, September 15, 2021

Tara O’Shea is the Director of Childcare and Programs. She began her career at YWCA Princeton as a lifeguard in the Aquatics program, and later became the Director of Programs in 2007. In 2019, she became the Director of Childcare and Programs. Throughout the various programs she manages, from Summer Programs, to Dance and Robotics, … Read More

Sukkah Village Princeton

Tuesday, September 7, 2021

WHAT IS A SUKKAH? Biblical in origin, the Sukkah is an impermanent, elemental shelter, erected for one week each October, in which it is customary to share meals, sleep, entertain and celebrate. A Sukkah is a hut-like structure that the Jews lived in during the 40 years of travel through the wilderness after the exodus … Read More

Volunteer Voices: Aneeqah, Advocacy Intern

Friday, August 20, 2021

Aneeqah is a high school student from West Windsor, New Jersey. She’s been volunteering and interning with the Development Department for two years with a focus on advocacy and social media. Throughout her time with us, she’s met with staffers for Senator Shirley Turner and Congresswoman Bonnie Watson Coleman to discuss advocacy in government, contributed … Read More