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In Memory of a YW Woman on a Mission

Tuesday, March 7, 2023

Amanda DeAngelis (also known by her maiden name, Sileo) joined the YW in 2017 as a Communications and Marketing Manager, and was an inaugural member of the NEXT GEN Board. She was a passionate advocate of the YWCA mission and a champion of women’s rights. As a volunteer phone operator for Womanspace’s hotline, Amanda knew how to … Read More

Meet our New Team Members!

Thursday, March 2, 2023

Our team is growing! We recently hired new staff members in our Administrative and Finance departments, as well as at The Burke Foundation Early Childhood Center at YWCA Princeton. Interested in joining the YW? Click here to view our open roles, and read our blog post below to learn more about our newest team members, … Read More

What and why you should know about Triple-Negative Breast Cancer

Wednesday, March 1, 2023

March is Triple-negative Breast Cancer Awareness Month. It accounts for up to 15% of all breast cancer diagnoses, and is particularly prevalent in women under 40–which is younger than the age most women can access annual mammograms. Triple-negative breast cancer is also more common among Black and Latina women, and advances faster than other forms … Read More

Our Adapted Programs and a Lasting Impact

Tuesday, February 7, 2023

12 Lives Changed: Jenny’s Update Throughout our centennial anniversary, we’ve highlighted past and present programs and events. While some of our programs are no longer active, we’re incredibly grateful for the lives they’ve touched, and the futures they’ve empowered.  Our Adapted programs including swimming, art, and dance, provided recreation and a warm environment for children … Read More

The Power of an Image

Tuesday, January 31, 2023

Our Mission in an Image Local high school students from The Hun School of Princeton and Stuart Country Day School of the Scared Heart recently participated in our youth photo contest, The Power of an Image. The students submitted their visual interpretations of the YWCA mission of eliminating racism and empowering women. Their pieces showcased … Read More

Reflecting on Strive’s First Cohort

Wednesday, December 28, 2022

by Brigitte Jean-Louis, Director of Advocacy The snacks were put out, my screen was shared, and I had our brand-new student laptops set up. That Monday morning I greeted each student as they walked through the door and led them into the conference room at YWCA Princeton. Once all seven arrived, our Strive journey began. … Read More

Local and National Grants to Empower YWCA Princeton’s Expanded Advocacy Focus into 2023 

Friday, December 16, 2022

Local and National Grants to Empower YWCA Princeton’s Expanded Advocacy Focus into 2023 Princeton, NJ, December 16—Thanks to generous funding from YWCA USA Google Workforce Development and the Princeton Area Community Foundation Community Impact Grants program, YWCA Princeton has launched its newest economic empowerment pilot: LEAP – Learn Empower Advance Programs. The first piece of … Read More

4 Ways to Shop and Support the YW During the Holidays

Monday, November 28, 2022

With the holidays coming up, there’s nothing better than a gift that gives back! Shopping at any of these local and national options are a great way to support the YW as well as local artists while getting unique and thoughtful gifts. Stop by the YWCA Princeton Pop-up Gallery at MarketFair! Select art pieces are … Read More