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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

YWCA – Celebrating 160 Years

Friday, January 4, 2019

The YWCA USA is celebrating 160 years of action and service. Each member organization works to meet the needs in their own community, but every YWCA is unified under the same goal: to eliminate racism and empower women.   YWCA Wausau has been working to create lasting change for 99 years.  We were founded in… Continue Reading YWCA – Celebrating 160 Years