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YWCA Volunteer Kate Liu Honored

Wednesday, March 28, 2018

Congratulations to Kate Liu for being honored last night as a Young Woman of Achievement by the Mercer County Commission on the Status of Women! A junior at The Lawrenceville School, Kate has volunteered with YWCA Princeton since 2015. Kate is currently coordinating our upcoming ETS Firecracker 5K, which is scheduled for June 26th to raise … Read More

Young Wonders Hamilton Celebrates 45th Anniversary

Thursday, March 22, 2018

The Young Wonders Child Development Center Hamilton celebrated it’s 45th anniversary on March 13, 2018. Hamilton Township Mayor Kelly Yaede cut the ribbon to mark this milestone, and was joined by Judy Hutton (CEO, YWCA Princeton), Liza Zauner (Director of the Young Wonders Program), Cecy Weeast (Director of Latinas Unidas), Claudia Schutts, Marty Flynn and … Read More

YWCA and Corner House Continue Racism Discussions

Thursday, February 15, 2018

Leading up to YWCA’s upcoming Stand Against Racism campaign in April, and with hopes of increasing awareness of the YWCA mission and the impact of racism in our community, YWCA Princeton has partnered with Corner House to host monthly intergenerational group discussions on racism. Featuring distinguished speakers, these discussions bring together participants of various age … Read More

25 Years of Latina Unidas and 45 Years of Young Wonders

Thursday, February 15, 2018

On February 13, YWCA Princeton celebrated 25 years of Latinas Unidas in Trenton and 45 years of Young Wonders Preschool at Hamilton at a Mardi Gras Party. Among those in attendance were the founders of both these programs, along with the program participants from over the years, and past and present YWCA board members. YWCA … Read More

Linda’s Story

Tuesday, February 13, 2018

A minute after diagnosis my friend told me about the  Breast Cancer Resource Center and I am eternally grateful. From my first contact I had a sense of security that I found the right place to enhance my healing. The BCRC has played a major role throughout my breast cancer journey, and continues to impact my … Read More

YWCA Princeton’s Tribute to Women Awards

Thursday, February 8, 2018

by Michael Mancuso for NJ.com “The idea that females can actually be honored for what they do is a nice thing.” Those are the words of Fern Spruill, who will be one of this year’s honorees of the the YWCA’s 35th Annual Tribute to Women Awards Dinner. Spruill, along with her husband Larry, has long … Read More

YWCA Princeton’s NEXT GEN at U.N.

Thursday, January 25, 2018

In its mission to empower women, YWCA Princeton’s NEXT GEN Board offers an incredible opportunity to prepare young women to become the NEXT generation of leaders. Amanda Sileo, a current member of YWCA’s NEXT GEN Board of Directors, has been chosen as a YWCA USA delegate at United Nations Commission on the Status of Women’s … Read More

Poetry Slam Asks “What’s after #MeToo”?

Thursday, November 2, 2017

Adapted from an article by Michael Mancuso on NJ.com On Thursday night, seven women from different backgrounds shared highly personal thoughts and feelings at the YWCA Princeton NEXT GEN Board’s Poetry Slam. The event, held at the Arts Council of Princeton, included a musical performance by John DeMasi. A poetry slam is a performance of … Read More