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Black History Month Celebrations

Tuesday, February 8, 2022

Eliminating racism and promoting peace, justice, freedom and dignity for all is at the heart of the YWCA Syracuse & Onondaga County Inc. mission. This February our organization will celebrate Black History Month and honor the lives of those who have inspired change and led the crusade for a more equitable world. Within Zonta House, youth will be engaged in… Continue Reading Black History Month Celebrations

YWCA 2021 Highlights

Wednesday, January 12, 2022

Thank you for all the support and great memories!! Despite all the challenges faced during this pandemic we have been able to continue working to provide services in our community. We appreciate all the support and look forward to continue our commitment to our mission of eliminating racism, empowering women and promoting peace, justice, freedom and dignity… Continue Reading YWCA 2021 Highlights

Spirit of American Women 2021

Tuesday, October 19, 2021

  The YWCA is ON A MISSION with the Spirit of American Women Join the YWCA of Syracuse and Onondaga County as we celebrate the Spirit of American Women on Thursday, November 18, from 5:30 – 7:30 PM at Drumlins Country Club. Spirit of American Women highlights the empowerment and accomplishments of women, girls, and families served through… Continue Reading Spirit of American Women 2021

EYH – Expanding Your Horizons

Friday, October 2, 2020

Expanding your Horizons is a career exploration day for girls ages 5-9 on Saturday November 14, 2020 at Girls Inc at the YWCA’s Zonta House (401 Douglas St.) from 9:00 AM – 1:00 PM. Expanding Your Horizons is organized by Girls Inc. at the YWCA where participants will attend hands-on workshops about a variety of… Continue Reading EYH – Expanding Your Horizons

Spectrum Event with YWCA

Monday, September 14, 2020

On September 9th Spectrum and YWCA Syracuse & Onondaga County Inc. held a virtual community event for an announcement and discussion highlighting the YWCA’s Women’s Residence Program. The event featured remarks by special guests New York State Assembly Member Pamela Hunter and City of Syracuse Mayor Ben Walsh. Spectrum announced a generous investment to help… Continue Reading Spectrum Event with YWCA

YWCA featured in WAER City Limits Project

Thursday, September 27, 2018

The statistics regarding the poverty rate in Syracuse are staggering. But what is poverty? And what can be done about it? WAER’s Chris Bolt talks with some of those living in Poverty, to tackle these questions. The YWCA was featured in the second episode of the series exploring the roots of poverty in Syracuse. Listen