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

For Survivors

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…

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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’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…

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Women's Leadership

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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…

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41st Outstanding Women Awards Celebration

Rewatch YWCA Richmond’s OWA Celebration On November 5, 2021, our 41st Annual Outstanding Women Awards celebrated nine dynamic…

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Meet Amanda Eaddy McKeithan, the 2021 ROWA winner

Amanda Eaddy McKeithan is an educator, storyteller, writing coach, creative consultant, and teen girl advocate in Richmond, VA. She is the founder of…