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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

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