Resources

YWCA Richmond works with local and regional partners to create a safer and more just community.

For Survivors

What Is Sexual Violence

What is sexual violence?

Sexual Violence is defined as any unwanted sexual contact. This contact can range from verbal behavior to forced intercourse. Some examples of sexual…

Make A Safety Plan

Make a Safety Plan

In any emergency, how would you respond? How would you prepare your children for it? How would your children respond if “something happened to mommy…

What Is Domestic Violence

What is domestic violence?

Domestic violence is a pattern of abusive behaviors used by one individual intended to exert power and control over another individual in the context…

Advocacy

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YWCA Richmond Statement on the Supreme Court Overturning Roe v. Wade

Today, the Supreme Court has released its official decision, overturning the federal right to abortion and opening the door for states to ban…

21 Day Racial Equity and Social Justice Challenge

21 Day Racial Equity and Social Justice Challenge

We invite you to join YWCA Richmond, YWCA South Hampton Roads, and 50 other YWCA’s in the 21 Day Racial Equity and Social Justice Challenge on March…

Prevention

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Empower RVA Teens Present: Bridging the Gap

Bridging the Gap: An Interactive Workshop on Consent and Sexuality Date: Tuesday, 5/31 Time: 6:00-7:30 pm Where: YWCA Richmond (6 N 5th…

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New Program: WholeSomeBodies

Join YWCA Richmond for our new sexual violence prevention program!  WholeSomeBodies is for adults who have children and youth in their lives—such as…

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Empower RVA Teens Podcast: The Declassified Guide to Love and Life

Welcome to the Declassified Guide to Love and Life!  This podcast is hosted by Empower RVA Teens of YWCA Richmond.  Empower RVA Teens is a youth-led…

Early Childhood

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Shining with The Sprout School

Childcare accessibility is one of the major hurdles that directly influences women’s economic security, particularly for Black, Indigenous,…

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YWCA Richmond Statement on the Supreme Court Overturning Roe v. Wade

Today, the Supreme Court has released its official decision, overturning the federal right to abortion and opening the door for states to ban…

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YWLA Invites You to Celebrate Leadership and Community Save the Date: commUNITY for change A Cocktail Event with Silent Auction presented…

Women's Leadership

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Shining with The Sprout School

Childcare accessibility is one of the major hurdles that directly influences women’s economic security, particularly for Black, Indigenous,…

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YWCA Richmond Statement on the Supreme Court Overturning Roe v. Wade

Today, the Supreme Court has released its official decision, overturning the federal right to abortion and opening the door for states to ban…

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2022 Class of Outstanding Women Awards Honorees

Since 1980, YWCA Richmond has celebrated local women leading our region and inspiring future leaders through its annual Outstanding Women Awards.  We…