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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

After 46 years of service, Hamilton Child Development Center transfers its program

Tuesday, August 27, 2019

On September 1st, YWCA Princeton will transfer its sponsorship of the Hamilton Child Development Center (CDC) to the First Presbyterian Church of Hamilton Square. The Hamilton CDC provided child care to preschool-age children for 46 years out of the First Presbyterian Church so the transition is seamless. The decision was ultimately in the best interest … Read More

Looking Back at our Summer of Fun

Friday, August 23, 2019

Today, Mary, the Director of the Child Development Center dressed up as a clown to celebrate the end of our summer of fun at YWCA Princeton! We had carnival-themed activities and games for the children, and they giggled as they honked Ms. Mary’s clown nose. Although we were a little sillier than usual today, the … Read More

YWCA Princeton’s Young Wonders Child Care Program Awarded Best Daycare / Preschool by Town Topics Readers’ Choice Award

Wednesday, August 21, 2019

Princeton, New Jersey, August 21st, 2019— YWCA Princeton’s Young Wonders Child Development Center won Best Day Care / Preschool in the 2019 Town Topics Readers’ Choice Awards. The program provides childcare to children ages 8 weeks to 6 years old. A core feature of YWCA Princeton’s program is its use of a research-based curriculum, the … Read More