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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

Introducing: Melissa White-McMahon as the Director of the Breast Cancer Resource Center!

Monday, August 3, 2020

A Letter From Melissa White-McMahon, Director of YWCA Princeton’s Breast Cancer Resource Center Hi everyone,  My name is Melissa White-McMahon; two weeks prior to the COVID-19 pandemic, I was promoted the YWCA of Princeton’s Breast Cancer Resource Center’s (BCRC) Director. Due to the COVID-19 pandemic, as of April 1st the BCRC staff was temporarily laid off and the in-person … Read More

Saving “Grace”: Stop Criminalizing Black Youths.

Wednesday, July 22, 2020

Since mid-May, a 15 year old girl identified by her middle name, Grace, has been held at a juvenile detention center in Michigan. Oakland County Judge Mary Ellen Brennan recently decided she is not yet ready to return home. Her offense? Failing to complete her online homework. This violated the terms of her probation, which … Read More

Recapping Our Conversation with New Jersey YWCA Leaders & Senator Cory Booker

Thursday, July 16, 2020

We were honored to have the opportunity to discuss the byproducts of systemic racism and its impact on women of color with our sister YWCA leaders,  YWCA Northern New Jersey CEO Helen Archontou, our own Executive Director Tay Walker, YWCA Union County CEO Janice Lilien, and U. S. Senator Cory Booker. Watch Here Here are some of the highlights and key … Read More

Commemorating Juneteenth

Thursday, June 18, 2020

July 4th is widely known as Independence Day in America, a day when we as a country decided to break free from the ties that bound us to Great Britain. But while white Americans enjoyed independence from the British monarchy after the Revolutionary War, it took another 80 years for the American ideals of freedom … Read More