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Why Racial Justice is Integral to Civic Engagement

Wednesday, February 5, 2020

Civic engagement is at the forefront of the 2020 Stand Against Racism. Our priorities include the 2020 census, voter registration, and the 2020 election. As citizens and residents it is crucial to participate in the election as well as the census. Both will shape the future of our communities and the country. The 2020 Census … Read More

Prototype G Continues to Inspire at the First Tech Challenge Regional Qualifiers

Tuesday, January 28, 2020

Shore Showdown Over the weekend, Prototype G, one of our three all-girls robotics teams, won the Inspire Award at the First Tech Challenge Regional Qualifier! The Inspire award is the most prestigious award that can be given to a team. This victory will send Prototype G straight to the State Championship in March, meaning they … Read More

Honoring the Legacy of Dr. Martin Luther King Jr.

Friday, January 17, 2020

On the third Monday of January every year, we celebrate Martin Luther King, Jr. Many of us have grown up learning about his life, and we often associate him with the words, “I have a dream.”  He’s recognized as one of the greatest leaders of the Civil Rights Movement. Though his famous speech was made … Read More

Advocacy Update–Three New Laws and What They’ll Accomplish

Thursday, December 26, 2019

Three important bills that will promote racial and gender equity were signed into law this month. Here’s some background on the bills–what they are, why we support their passing, and what communities will be empowered. Create a Respectful and Open Workplace for Natural Hair Act (also known as the Crown Act) This law makes it … Read More

Looking Back On Our Year

Thursday, December 19, 2019

As 2019 winds down, we’re looking back at some of our favorite moments from the past year! First Lady Tammy Murphy’s Visit On Wednesday, February 6th,  we were honored to receive a visit from Tammpy Murphy, First Lady of New Jersey, and the NJ Department of Human Services Commissioner, Carole Johnson. During their visit, First … Read More

YWCA Princeton’s Arts-Infused English as a Second Language Receives Grant from Mercer County Cultural and Heritage Commission.

Monday, December 16, 2019

PRINCETON, New Jersey, December 16, 2019— YWCA Princeton’s English as a Second Language program will offer an arts-infused course for a second year. The course, beginning in 2020, will simultaneously advance students’ English language skills along with painting. This program is made possible, in part, by the Mercer County Cultural and Heritage Commission through funding … Read More