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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

Looking Back At 2018!

Monday, December 31, 2018

35th Tribute to Women Awards Friday March 9th marked the 35th anniversary of YWCA Princeton’s Tribute to Women Awards, where eight inspiring women of excellence, were honored. The 2018 honorees were: Carolyn Biondi (Arm In Arm), Linda Mead (D&R Greenway), Catherine Milone (Junior Achievement of New Jersey), Carol M. Ober (AARP Foundation), Carolyn P. Sanderson … Read More

Thank you to everyone for making this year’s St. Nicholas Project unforgettable

Wednesday, December 12, 2018

YWCA Princeton’s sincerely thanks all those who helped spread holiday cheer this year through the annual St. Nichola’s Project. This year, the event enabled 21 families of our Young Wonders CDC create the magic of Christmas for their children. A special thank you to Princeton resident and long-time YWCA supporter Jill Jachera for organizing this event … Read More

YWCA Princeton participates at the NJ Family Festival hosted by First Lady Tammy Murphy

Monday, December 10, 2018

YWCA Princeton was proud to participate in the 2nd NJ Family Festival that was hosted by First Lady Tammy Murphy’s Office, Trenton Health Team, Trenton Public Schools, City of Trenton, and The Nicholson Foundation. The festival, that involved over 180 organizations in the planning process, was held on Saturday, December 8, 2018, at Hedgepeth-Williams Middle School … Read More

YWCA Princeton Announces Honorees for the 2019 Tribute to Women Awards

Tuesday, December 4, 2018

YWCA Princeton is thrilled to announce the honorees of the 2019 Tribute to Women Awards, who will be recognized at the signature event on Friday, March 8, 2019 at Hyatt Regency Princeton. Eight exemplary women will join over 300 women who have been the recipients of this prestigious award over the last four decades. The 2019 Tribute to Women Award … Read More

Latinas Unidas celebrates Thanksgiving in a special way

Friday, November 23, 2018

Our Latinas Unidas program had a special Thanksgiving celebration this year! ESL students from different countries like Venezuela, Mexico, Guatemala, Dominican Republic, Puerto Rico, & Costa Rica, along with the staff and teachers of the program came together to celebrate the holiday. Students learned about Thanksgiving, listened to a Thanksgiving story, wrote what they were thankful for, … Read More

Princeton Chamber of Commerce Awards $10,000 Grant

Wednesday, November 14, 2018

YWCA Princeton was recently announced as one of the winners of the regional 2018 Community Development Awards by the Princeton Regional Chamber of Commerce. With grants ranging from $5,000 to $10,000 the Princeton Regional Chamber, in partnership with the Chamber Foundation and the Princeton Area Community Foundation has provided over $200,000 in grants to not-for-profit … Read More