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YWCA Princeton Hosts 15th Annual ETS Firecracker 5K

Friday, May 31, 2019

PRINCETON, NJ– YWCA Princeton is eager and proud to host its 15th Annual ETS Firecracker 5K on June 25th at 7:00 PM at ETS, located at 660 Rosedale Road in Princeton. All proceeds benefit YWCA Princeton’s Bilingual Nursery School, which provides bilingual education to preschool children so that they are on-par with their peers and … Read More

Latinas Unidas Job Fair

Thursday, May 23, 2019

Thanks to a generous grant from the Princeton Mercer Regional Chamber of Commerce Community Development Fund, Latinas Unidas connected 11 companies with 150 potential new employees. Companies present included Staffing Alternatives, Comfort Keepers, Switlik Survival, System One, Staff Management Group, Accu Staffing, Express Employment Professional, Spherion Staffing, The Protocall Group, Lyneer Staffing, and Robert Half. … Read More

Prototype G Team Captain Wins FTC World Championship

Tuesday, May 21, 2019

Recently, Aparna, team captain of Prototype G, was asked to act as an honorary member of team 9971 LANbros (the #1 ranked team in the state) drive team, where she and the team competed at—and won the entire FTC World Championship. She was also selected to be 1 of 4 NJ FTC Dean’s List Finalists … Read More

Kidsbridge Anti-Bullying Workshops at the Child Development Center–A Recap

Monday, May 20, 2019

Over the course of 3 weeks, 35 of the children at YWCA Princeton’s Young Wonders Child Development Center have participated in anti-bullying workshops lead by Kidsbridge, an organization dedicated to teaching children social-emotional skills, tolerance, and the value of diversity. YWCA Princeton CEO Judy Hutton recognized the importance of teaching young children the value of … Read More

YWCA Princeton on the Treatment of Caster Semenya

Wednesday, May 8, 2019

South African athlete Caster Semenya is a two-time Olympic gold medalist in the 800-meter race. Recently, the Court for Arbitration of Sports ruled that Semenya’s naturally high levels of testosterone provide her with an unfair advantage. She is being given the ultimatum to take testosterone-lowering medication if she is to compete in any upcoming races. … Read More

Young Wonders Celebrate Earth Week

Monday, May 6, 2019

YWCA Princeton’s Young Wonders Child Development Center recently celebrated Earth Week by learning how to plant flowers. The children sorted and planted seeds, observed parts of the flower, and arranged bouquets for their parents. We value learning through experience and feel that appreciation for nature should start early! This exercise aligns with the teaching strategies … Read More

Latinas Unidas to Host a Job Fair

Wednesday, May 1, 2019

On Wednesday, May 22nd, Latinas Unidas will be hosting a Job Fair at the Turning Point United Methodist Church in Trenton thanks to a grant from the Princeton Mercer Regional Chamber. Participants are encouraged to bring their resumes because interviews are done on-site. The event is from 10 am – 1 pm and those who … Read More

YWCA Princeton Watches Game of Thrones

Tuesday, April 30, 2019

And What Do We Say to Arya Stark’s Haters? Not Today. *this blog post contains GOT spoilers* Some people, apparently, are calling Game of Thrones character Arya Stark a “Mary Sue” after she defeated the Night King in this week’s highly anticipated, anxiety-inducing episode. What exactly is a “Mary Sue”? It’s a type of female … Read More

Town Topics Covers YWCA Princeton’s Anti-Bullying Collaboration with Kidsbridge

Wednesday, April 17, 2019

Anne Levin of Town Topics recently interviewed YWCA Princeton CEO Judy Hutton to discuss the upcoming  Kidsbridge Anti-Bullying program that will be brought to the Young Wonders Child Development Center. Read the full article here. YWCA Princeton has two fundraising events to make this collaboration possible. To learn more, click here.

Young Wonders celebrates the WEEK OF THE YOUNG CHILD

Tuesday, April 16, 2019

Last week, our Young Wonders Child Development Center participated in the Week of the Young Child, a national event created by the National Association for the Education of Young Children (NAEYC) celebrating the importance of early learning. Here is a recap of each day! Music Monday: Our young wonders took to the hallways and Bramwell … Read More