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Nonprofits face uphill battle against COVID-19 despite ‘season of giving’ in sight

Thursday, November 12, 2020

10TV | Video Segment | As 2020 comes to end, it is clear that there are many people in need now who may not have been before the pandemic hit central Ohio. That fact is evident in the sheer weight being carried by local nonprofits. In a survey by the Human Service Chamber of Franklin… Continue Reading Nonprofits face uphill battle against COVID-19 despite ‘season of giving’ in sight

YWCA Kids Place offers new all-day programs in Gahanna, Westerville

Thursday, October 29, 2020

ThisWeek Community News | Article | The YWCA Kids Place is complementing learning models in the Gahanna-Jefferson and Westerville school districts as a result of the COVID-19 coronavirus. Nichelle Harris, managing director of education at the YWCA of Columbus, said the all-day YWCA Kids Place at Mifflin Presbyterian Church, 123 Granville St. in Gahanna, and… Continue Reading YWCA Kids Place offers new all-day programs in Gahanna, Westerville

Columbus might prohibit landlords from denying housing based on income source like rent vouchers

Tuesday, October 27, 2020

The Columbus Dispatch  |  Article  | The Columbus City Council plans to consider a measure that would prohibit landlords from denying housing to potential tenants because of their source of income, such as federal housing vouchers. The Bexley City Council approved similar legislation in September. “I think as we start to address the affordable housing… Continue Reading Columbus might prohibit landlords from denying housing based on income source like rent vouchers

YWCA Kids Place Program Gains Footing To Help Families After Teacher Strike

Monday, October 26, 2020

Spectrum News 1 |  Video Segment  | After a challenging start to the school year and a teacher strike, students in Gahanna are getting back on track with the help of YWCA Kids Place before and after school programs. Just before the sun came up, parents with kids in Gahanna Jefferson Public Schools dropped off… Continue Reading YWCA Kids Place Program Gains Footing To Help Families After Teacher Strike

YWCA Columbus expands to meet demand for racial equity training

Tuesday, October 6, 2020

Columbus Business First  |  Article  | YWCA Columbus’ Chief Mission Officer speaks about the expansion of our leadership and social justice team, new DE&I offerings, and Activists and Agitators. Click title to Read More…

Child care centers open for school-aged children as Ohio schools shift to remote learning

Monday, September 14, 2020

ABC 6  |  Video Segment  | New child care centers are opening throughout Ohio, specifically for school-aged children during remote learning. One week before 15,000 students enrolled with Westerville City Schools transition to hybrid learning, more parents within the district sought child care for their students during periods of remote learning. “There is a need… Continue Reading Child care centers open for school-aged children as Ohio schools shift to remote learning

Meet The Edge Sisters, a powerful group of women pushing for change

Wednesday, August 19, 2020

Columbus Alive |  Article  | In advance of a virtual event with ‘White Fragility’ author Robin DiAngelo, EMH&T President Sandy Doyle-Ahern describes the origins of a new, informal collective stacked with 13 local leaders The common thread was undeniable. Every time EMH&T President Sandy Doyle-Ahern met up with another Columbus woman in a leadership position,… Continue Reading Meet The Edge Sisters, a powerful group of women pushing for change

Racism is and will always be a public health crisis

Wednesday, July 1, 2020

614 Magazine – July 2020  |  Article  | America has an abhorred and sustained tradition of using violence to silence Black Americans and promote white supremacy; and it’s critically important to acknowledge the historical and ongoing traumas of state-sanctioned racism. Black communities have endured endless campaigns of exploitation, terroristic violence and police brutality, mass incarceration,… Continue Reading Racism is and will always be a public health crisis

Voices for Change: Christie Angel

Wednesday, July 1, 2020

Spectrum News 1 Ohio |  Video Segment  | Spectrum News 1 brings you our Voices for Change series, where activists, leaders, and community members share what has brought them to action and how addressing racial discrimination will create a better world for everyone. Columbus YWCA President and CEO Christie Angel says that tearing down systems… Continue Reading Voices for Change: Christie Angel

I Have It. I Have Been Socialized Into It. So What Am I Going To Do To Act Against It?

Monday, June 29, 2020

Columbus Navigator  |  Article  | A Conversation About Systemic Racism With YWCA Columbus. At such an important time in America and in our city, we believe that having uncomfortable conversations about systemic racism and then turning those conversations into action is crucial. We invited YWCA Columbus, specifically Caroline Woliver, the Director of Leadership and Social… Continue Reading I Have It. I Have Been Socialized Into It. So What Am I Going To Do To Act Against It?

Naming Is The First Step: The Power Of Franklin County’s Declaration Of Racism As A Public Health Crisis

Friday, June 12, 2020

Forbes.com  |  Article  |  Franklin County, Ohio’s most populous, declared racism to be a public health crisis last month. The Declaration emerged from years of work understanding the root causes of the county’s poverty levels, and disproportionate challenges facing the county’s citizens who identify as black, indigenous, and people of color. Milwaukee County made a… Continue Reading Naming Is The First Step: The Power Of Franklin County’s Declaration Of Racism As A Public Health Crisis