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

For Survivors

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Remember My Name: Community Memorial and Gathering

Join us for the 27th annual Remember My Name memorial and community gathering.   Thursday, October 27, 2022 6-8 pm  Cedar Street Baptist…

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…


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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…

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…

Early Childhood

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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,…

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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…