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A Special Message from The Burke Foundation Early Childhood Center at YWCA Princeton

Thursday, June 17, 2021

congratulations to our graduates!! We know the children graduating from our Butterflies and Dragonflies classrooms will go on to thrive in kindergarten, and beyond! Special thanks to Ms. Crystal, Ms. Heidy, Ms. Melissa, and Ms. Leena for all they’ve done leading up to this special occasion! Below is a congratulatory message from Tara O’Shea, Director … Read More

Statement on the Anniversary of George Floyd’s Murder

Tuesday, May 25, 2021

One year ago today, George Floyd was murdered. A teenager, not knowing what else she could possibly do, recorded his final moments. The world watched. And then the world responded. Amidst a global pandemic, people lined the streets in Brussels, London, Seoul, Sydney, Tokyo, and right here in Mercer County. In March, the House of … Read More

A Year in Review

Wednesday, May 5, 2021

Although our daily routines have changed significantly in the past year, our mission remains the same: to eliminate racism and empower women. In our Year in Review, YWCA Princeton leaders share the highlights and challenges from their programs.    

Are Working Women Paying the Price of the Pandemic?

Tuesday, March 2, 2021

This article was contributed by YWCA Princeton volunteer Meg Hobson In early 2020 women accomplished a workforce milestone, holding more than half of American jobs, according to the Bureau of Labor Statistics. A few months later the pandemic delivered a harsh blow to occupations and industries dominated by women and consequently, this landmark achievement. Meanwhile, … Read More

Waiting to Exhale

Tuesday, January 19, 2021

To our YW Family, Yesterday, our nation observed Martin Luther King Jr. Day. Tomorrow, we will witness history made possible by his legacy: Kamala Harris—the first woman, a Black and Asian-American woman, and the daughter of immigrants—will be sworn in as the Vice President of the United States. But today, and for most of last … Read More