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

For Survivors

YWCA Richmond you deserve people who will uplift you

You aren’t alone. You are worthy. You are enough.

One day you will tell your story of how you overcame what you went through, and it will be someone else's survival guide. Use these quotes as…


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YWCA Richmond Empower RVA Teens Advocacy

A year in the life of an Empower RVA Teen Educator

Each year, Empower RVA Teens Educators get to participate in a Legislative Advocacy Day.  Educators learn about state and federal government…

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What I Learned From Empower RVA Teens

Participants get to learn and experience so much throughout their years in the program. Below find out what current and past Peer Educators have to…

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YWCA Richmond’s Emphasis on Prevention & Education

From college campuses to youth groups, YWCA Richmond’s prevention team uses education as a tool to empower key stakeholders in our community’s…

Early Childhood

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Women's Leadership

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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…


commUNITY for change

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

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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…