Press Release

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

YWCA Princeton and ETS Raise Funds for Bilingual Child Care through 5K

Thursday, June 27, 2019

  PRINCETON, NJ—YWCA Princeton thanks the incredible runners, volunteers, and sponsors, for making the 15th annual ETS Firecracker 5K possible. Over 500 runners and walkers participated in the 5K, which is held on ETS’ Princeton campus. Funds raised from the 5K benefit YWCA Princeton’s Bilingual Nursery School. Assemblyman Roy Freiman (NJ-16) and Walt McDonald, CEO … Read More

YWCA Princeton Presents Robotics Program to SES –Press Release

Tuesday, June 18, 2019

On Thursday, June 13th, YWCA Princeton’s Robotics teams, the Robotic Rockettes and Prototype G, presented a recap of their season to SES. To a room of over forty SES employees, the Robotics teams offered an in-depth look into how they build and engineer robots. The presentation began with ice cream, provided by SES, and continued … Read More

ETS Firecracker 5K 2018 And Off They Go

YWCA Princeton Hosts 15th Annual ETS Firecracker 5K

Friday, May 31, 2019

PRINCETON, NJ– YWCA Princeton is eager and proud to host its 15th Annual ETS Firecracker 5K on June 25th at 7:00 PM at ETS, located at 660 Rosedale Road in Princeton. All proceeds benefit YWCA Princeton’s Bilingual Nursery School, which provides bilingual education to preschool children so that they are on-par with their peers and … Read More

Prototype G Team Captain Wins FTC World Championship

Tuesday, May 21, 2019

Recently, Aparna, team captain of Prototype G, was asked to act as an honorary member of team 9971 LANbros (the #1 ranked team in the state) drive team, where she and the team competed at—and won the entire FTC World Championship. She was also selected to be 1 of 4 NJ FTC Dean’s List Finalists … Read More

Press Release– YWCA Princeton to introduce Kidsbridge Anti-Bullying Program to Preschool

Monday, April 8, 2019

In a discussion with Lynne Azarchi, Executive Director of Kidsbridge, the CEO of YWCA Princeton, Judy Hutton, discovered that bullying starts as early as age three. Concerned by this fact, the two organizations decided to bring the Kidsbridge bullying prevention program to the YWCA’s preschool in Princeton. Hutton was motivated particularly because bias, race, and … Read More

YWCA Robotics Captains win NCWIT Award

Monday, February 25, 2019

YWCA Princeton congratulates Aparna Rajesh and Anjali Dhayagude, captains of its all-girls competitive Robotics teams, for winning two awards from the New Jersey affiliate of the National Center for Women & Information Technology. Aparna has been named Winner and Anjali has been named a Rising Star. “We are thrilled that Aparna and Anjali’s talents and leadership … Read More

First Lady Tammy Murphy and Commissioner Carole Johnson Visit

Wednesday, February 6, 2019

On Wednesday, February 6th, YWCA Princeton hosted a visit from First Lady Mrs. Tammy Murphy and the NJ Department of Human Services Commissioner Carole Johnson. YWCA Princeton Board President, Megan Adams, and CEO, Judy Hutton, shared the organization’s success and strategies in pursuit of its mission to end systemic racism and empower women. Programs like affordable … Read More

YWCA Princeton Response to White Supremacy March in Palmer Square

Friday, January 11, 2019

Freedom of speech is among the most sacred rights in our constitution – this right allows us to foster an environment that acknowledges multiple view points and helps develop critical thinking. Unfortunately, under that same umbrella of free speech, white supremacist groups like New Jersey European Heritage Association choose to spread words of hate, bigotry, … Read More