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We The People

Tuesday, November 10, 2020

To our YW family— There are no two ways about it: this year has been a trying one. Our community has dealt with tragedy and loss, frustration and disillusion, fear and unrest, and so much more. But what we witnessed this past week was true democracy in action, and we are proud to have watched … Read More

Why Your Vote Matters

Monday, November 2, 2020

Your Voice, Your Vote, Your Future. The following blog post was contributed by Aneeqah, one of our talented interns. While she isn’t old enough to vote in the 2020 election, she is keenly aware of it’s significance, and encourages everyone who is eligible to exercise their right to vote.  The right to vote has long … Read More

YWCA Princeton’s Program Building: Before and After

Monday, November 2, 2020

It all started with a faltering boiler. After officially separating from our YMCA neighbors, YWCA Princeton began a quest for reliable heating and efficient air conditioning in our Program Building (our main facility for childcare and administration). We established a committee to evaluate our needs, and as those evolved from just HVAC to a complete renovation, including … Read More

Breast Cancer Awareness Month and the Week Without Violence

Tuesday, October 6, 2020

  October is both Breast Cancer Awareness Month, and Domestic Violence Awareness Month. YWCAs across the country advocate for the health and safety of women and girls. Due to the initial quarantine and prolonged social distancing, those in abusive home situations are unable to leave, and spikes in domestic violence have been reported within the … Read More

A Special Note from New Jersey Senator Cory Booker

Tuesday, September 29, 2020

We are thrilled to share a congratulatory letter from Senator Cory Booker to commemorate the opening of The Burke Foundation Early Childhood Center at YWCA Princeton! Congratulations The YWCA Princeton

How to Vote by Mail

Monday, August 17, 2020

Governor Murphy recently announced that due to the coronavirus pandemic, New Jersey will conduct its general election mostly through mail-in votes, with a limited amount of in-person voting available. We encourage all eligible voters to participate in the voting process, as civic engagement is integral to racial justice. A Checklist for Voting in the 2020 … Read More