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YWCA has been on the frontlines of the biggest issues of the day for over 160 years, and with our focus on eliminating racism and empowering women, we can speak to our work in communities across the U.S. on everything from ending the criminalization of women and girls of color to trauma-informed care. Additionally, as the largest provider of domestic violence shelters and services in the country we can offer insights on best practices and share stories of impact. Our CEO Madeleine Keegan O’Connell welcomes the opportunity to speak about YWCA’s work.

Press Contact:

Madeleine Keegan O’Connell | Chief Executive Officer | moconnell@ywcasc.org | 707-303-8400

 

Press Releases

Lunchbox: Spring 2017

Sunday, May 7, 2017

By Madeleine Keegan O’Connell, Chief Executive Officer A lunchbox. It seems like a simple item for a child to have, but for Gabriella*, the lunchbox we gave her (funded by caring supporters such as you!) was the first one she ever had. Gabriella is a bright third grader, who lives with her mom and three… Continue Reading Lunchbox: Spring 2017

Imagine: Spring 2016

Sunday, May 8, 2016

By Madeleine Keegan O’Connell, Chief Executive Officer Imagine the ideal haven for women fleeing violence, in the place they should least expect it – their own homes . . . YWCA’s confidential Safe House shelter. Imagine the ideal place for children who spent each day just trying to survive . . . YWCA’s “A Special… Continue Reading Imagine: Spring 2016