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Staff Stories: Interview with Shoshana Gutschow, ESL Teacher

Wednesday, May 11, 2022

In our latest staff interview, we spoke with Shoshana Gutschow, who has been teaching English as a Second Language (ESL) for nearly 60 years. She’s spent the last several years teaching with our program and has helped hundreds of students throughout her career. Shoshana helps make our impact possible, and we appreciate the opportunity to … Read More

Meet our 2022 Stand Against Racism Panelists

Wednesday, April 13, 2022

Join us for a virtual panel discussion Wednesday, April 27, featuring local experts in education and diversity, equity, and inclusion that will examine the origins and dispel misconceptions of Critical Race Theory. Breakout conversations as well as a Q&A session will follow the panel, which will be moderated by YWCA Princeton Mission Chair and Board … Read More

Interview with Ms. Tessa, Lead Teacher of our Sunflowers Classroom

Monday, March 7, 2022

Ms. Tessa has been the Lead Teacher in the Sunflowers classroom for six years. She is originally from St. Lucia and has dedicated over fifteen years of her career to helping children develop holistically. She holds a bachelor’s degree in education and motivates her students with the quote, “Do your best and nothing less.” Ms. Tessa … Read More

An Interview with YWCA Princeton ESL Instructor Brandy Frank

Friday, March 4, 2022

Meet Brandy Brandy has been an instructor with our English as a Second Language program for almost fifteen years. Prior to joining the YW, she was involved with Literacy New Jersey as a tutor and tutor trainer in Mercer County.  In 2004, she co-founded a free adult ESL program serving the Princeton area called “Voyage … Read More

YWomen Vote and What VAWA Means for Survivors

Thursday, February 24, 2022

The following blog post was contributed by Advocacy and Development Intern Frances C. “Today we know that one in three women will experience domestic violence and more than three women are murdered by their partners each day.”  These are terrifying odds.   Domestic violence is an issue which affects people from all backgrounds, ages, races, … Read More

An Interview with Karen Delk, Board President

Monday, December 20, 2021

Special thank you to Frances C., YWCA Princeton’s Advocacy and Development Intern, for transcribing and summarizing the interview below. March 2020 will be remembered in history forever. Within the weeks COVID-19 shut down the world, Karen Delk, newly elected board president of the YWCA had more than a few difficult decisions to face. In an … Read More