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YWCA Wausau Supports Resolution Declaring June as “PRIDE MONTH” in Marathon County

Tuesday, June 18, 2019

YWCA Wausau  supports the proposed resolution declaring June as Pride Month in Marathon County. Our core values at YWCA- peace, justice, freedom, and dignity for all- have remained the same since we first incorporated in 1920.  We believe that every person deserves the dignity of choosing who they live with, who they love, and who… Continue Reading YWCA Wausau Supports Resolution Declaring June as “PRIDE MONTH” in Marathon County

Lilly Ledbetter

Tuesday, January 29, 2019

“In our view, the court does not comprehend or is indifferent to, the insidious way in which women can be victims of pay discriminations.” – Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg  May 29, 2007 Lilly Ledbetter was hired at the Goodyear Tire Factory in Gadsden, Alabama as a manager in 1979.  In 1998, 19 years into her… Continue Reading Lilly Ledbetter

End the Shutdown: Stop Hurting Women and Families

Wednesday, January 23, 2019

Statement from YWCA USA CEO Alejandra Y. Castillo: “Women, children and families shouldn’t be used as pawns in political games. People across the country are hurting right now, and the reverberations of this needless government shutdown will harm millions of people long after a resolution is made. And we know that women—especially women of color,… Continue Reading End the Shutdown: Stop Hurting Women and Families