Our next monthly chapter meeting: June 24

Our guest speaker will be Jasmine Lester (pictured above), from Sun Devils Against Sexual Assault.  Jasmine Lester is an ASU alum who has been involved in anti-rape activism at ASU for the past 8 years. She founded Sun Devils Against Sexual Assault, and...

Empower Hour August 8 6 to 8 pm

We have a private room reservation at Palette Restaurant in the Phoenix Art Museum to start our Empower Hour evening at 6 pm.  After some good conversation and refreshments, we can view the exhibit, In the Company of Women together. On the heels of the...

Our next monthly chapter meeting: July 22

Michelle Dorsey is our guest speaker this month. Come hear about the goals and outcomes of the recent 62nd Session of the United Nations Commission on the Status of Women and the many struggles faced by international women. Learn about what you can do...

Juneteenth, June 16, 2018

Sat, June 16 from 4 – 9 PM Eastlake Park Community Center 1549 East Jefferson Street Phoenix, AZ 85034 Bring your entire family for a fun and educational day! The JUNETEENTH festival is free and open to the entire community. The event will feature a vendor...

Thank you, Kelly Fryer

Kelly Fryer, former CEO of  the YWCA in Tucson, is a late comer to the governor’s race, but she’s full of energy, vision and has a strategy that includes all of Arizona, not just the cities or Maricopa County. She used to run Arizona List and she, like so many other women, were called to run in this election cycle because of the mess we find ourselves in today

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...

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...

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...

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...

Our next monthly chapter meeting: April 22

We are very excited to have, as our guest speaker, Kelly Fryer, (pictured) Democrat, running for Governor of AZ. As CEO of YWCA Southern Arizona and, previously, as Executive Director of Arizona List, an organization that works to get women elected to office, Kelly’s...

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