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YWCA Princeton to Expand Child Care through Partnership with Princeton Public Schools

Thursday, September 12, 2019

YWCA Princeton is pleased to announce its partnership with Princeton Public Schools! Together, affordable child care and preschool programs will increase to the Princeton community. YWCA Princeton will offer another program for 3 year olds through this partnership. The program will open on October 1st. “Affordable child care is a core part of our mission … Read More

Join Us at the NJ Period Rally!

Wednesday, September 11, 2019

At YWCA Princeton, we seek a world free from inequity. We advance our mission of eliminating racism and empowering women through programs and advocacy that are accessible and affordable to those in need. Our latest Stand Against Racism campaign was themed, “building a safe, economically secure future for women and girls,” with health and safety … Read More

After 46 years of service, Hamilton Child Development Center transfers its program

Tuesday, August 27, 2019

On September 1st, YWCA Princeton will transfer its sponsorship of the Hamilton Child Development Center (CDC) to the First Presbyterian Church of Hamilton Square. The Hamilton CDC provided child care to preschool-age children for 46 years out of the First Presbyterian Church so the transition is seamless. The decision was ultimately in the best interest … Read More

Looking Back at our Summer of Fun

Friday, August 23, 2019

Today, Mary, the Director of the Child Development Center dressed up as a clown to celebrate the end of our summer of fun at YWCA Princeton! We had carnival-themed activities and games for the children, and they giggled as they honked Ms. Mary’s clown nose. Although we were a little sillier than usual today, the … Read More

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

Summer of STEM at YWCA Princeton: A Recap

Thursday, August 15, 2019

Throughout the summer, our robotics interns, Maya and Sam, have been guiding activities in the PCV Robotics Camp, Summer Stem Club, giving weekly STEM presentations to students at the CDC, and mentoring YWCA Robotics teams. They recently recapped their experience in a presentation delivered to YWCA Princeton staff and Board members. Each week of the … Read More

A Look at Toni Morrison’s Legacy

Monday, August 12, 2019

We were extremely saddened by the news of Toni Morrison’s passing. She was an incredible author, educator, mother, and Princeton resident. One of our interns, Aneeqah, had heard of Toni Morrison, but shared that she hasn’t (yet) read any of her works. Many of the topics and ideas Toni Morrison wrote about resonate with us, … Read More