ERA in the House

ERA in the House

by Dianne Post When I entered the gallery to the House of Representatives at 1 p.m. April 10, the floor was still largely empty and I noticed six purple and white ERA sashes hanging on the backs of chairs. The House started about 1:15 as usual with many points of...
Equal Pay Day April 10, 2018

Equal Pay Day April 10, 2018

by Dianne Post Mayor Greg Stanton proclaimed Equal Pay Day on April 10 in a press conference at City Hall organized by Charlotte Shurtz of the Central Phoenix Inez Casiano NOW. While acknowledging that Phoenix has some celebrating to do with a pay ratio of 83% and...
Empower Hour May 19 6 to 8 pm

Empower Hour May 19 6 to 8 pm

Join us on May 19 as we get together to take part in the YWCA Stand Against Racism national event and participate in a facilitated discussion about how racism impacts our lives and what we can do about it. “When community members gather to identify issues that...
Coming in May: Stand Against Racism

Coming in May: Stand Against Racism

Photo by Omar Lopez on Unsplash We are working on date and location for our May Empower Hour for another Stand Against Racism meeting. We hosted this event last year with a good turnout. Stand Against Racism is a signature campaign of YWCA USA to build community among...
Take Back the Night Event

Take Back the Night Event

We will be tabling at the 15th year of Take Back the Night Phoenix featuring: Survivor Speakers sharing their stories of sexual assault, domestic violence, and trafficking; Approximately 50 agencies tabling to provide outreach and support; Live music from Two Night...