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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

Press Release– YWCA Princeton to introduce Kidsbridge Anti-Bullying Program to Preschool

Monday, April 8, 2019

In a discussion with Lynne Azarchi, Executive Director of Kidsbridge, the CEO of YWCA Princeton, Judy Hutton, discovered that bullying starts as early as age three. Concerned by this fact, the two organizations decided to bring the Kidsbridge bullying prevention program to the YWCA’s preschool in Princeton. Hutton was motivated particularly because bias, race, and … Read More

An Outstanding Accomplishment

Friday, March 29, 2019

Latinas Unidas in Trenton celebrated the end of the ESL Winter class with 14 students completing the course. Nathaniel Philips, an ESL Instructor, noted: “We had a very productive semester in ESL at Latinas Unidas in Winter of 2019. It is wonderful to see students put in the effort and to advance over time. This … Read More

YWCA Princeton Leads by Example to Dismantle White Supremacy

Tuesday, March 19, 2019

Recently, staff at YWCA Princeton who hold white privilege undertook work outlined by activist  Layla F. Saad to better understand the ways in which white supremacy is perpetuated and our roll in it. Julie Sullivan-Crowley, Director of Operations reflects on her experience in the following letter: “Organizations in and around Princeton do a good job … Read More

YWCA Robotics Captain Continues to Lead the Way in STEM

Saturday, March 2, 2019

YWCA Princeton is proud to congratulate Aparna Rajesh, Captain and lead programmer of the YWCA’s all-girls FIRST Tech Challenge Robotics team. The National Center for Women and Technology just announced the AIC applications and Ms. Rajesh is among the top 8% nationally for her work in STEM.. She received a 2019 National Honor and a … Read More

YWCA Robotics Captains win NCWIT Award

Monday, February 25, 2019

YWCA Princeton congratulates Aparna Rajesh and Anjali Dhayagude, captains of its all-girls competitive Robotics teams, for winning two awards from the New Jersey affiliate of the National Center for Women & Information Technology. Aparna has been named Winner and Anjali has been named a Rising Star. “We are thrilled that Aparna and Anjali’s talents and leadership … Read More

All-Girls Robotics Team advances to State Championship

Thursday, February 7, 2019

One of YWCA Princeton’s All-Girls Competitive Robotics teams recently advanced to state-levels championship. At the qualifiers, the team won the Inspire Award. The Inspire Award is a judged award is given to the team that embodies the ‘challenge’ of the FIRST Tech Challenge program. According to FIRST, the team that receives this award is a strong ambassador for … Read More

First Lady Tammy Murphy and Commissioner Carole Johnson Visit

Wednesday, February 6, 2019

On Wednesday, February 6th, YWCA Princeton hosted a visit from First Lady Mrs. Tammy Murphy and the NJ Department of Human Services Commissioner Carole Johnson. YWCA Princeton Board President, Megan Adams, and CEO, Judy Hutton, shared the organization’s success and strategies in pursuit of its mission to end systemic racism and empower women. Programs like affordable … Read More