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Speak Up, Speak Out: Celebrating Our Stories with Kane Smego

This dynamic interactive performance with Kane Smego will focus on issues of race, gender, community building, and the stories that we all carry. Through spoken word poetry, Kane takes listeners on a journey exploring the role that our layered identities, experiences, and stories play in leadership, community engagement and building relationships across lines of difference. Continue Reading →

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Teen Dating Violence Awareness Month Kicks Off at Town Hall on Monday

• On Monday, February 3, 2020, at 12:00pm First Selectman Fred Camillo will read a proclamation declaring February 2020 Teen Dating Violence Awareness and Prevention Month in Greenwich.
• On Thursday, February 27, at 6:30 pm, YWCA Greenwich and the Greenwich United Way will host an event called “Speak Up, Speak Out: Celebrating Our Stories with Kane Smego.” Continue Reading →

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YWCA Greenwich Honors MLK: Vote, Run For Office, Take Risks, Embrace Failure, Stop Saying Sorry

“So long as I do not firmly and irrevocably possess the right to vote, I do not possess myself. I cannot make up my mind – it is made up for me.”
– Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr from the “Give Us the Ballot” speech, 1957 Continue Reading →

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YWCA Greenwich to Honor Reverend Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr with Amazing Panel of Women

Expect a great lineup of speakers.
• Sheryl Battles, Vice President, Global Diversity, Inclusion and Engagement, Pitney Bowes
• Gretchen Carlson, American television commentator, journalist, and author
• Denise W. Merrill, Connecticut Secretary of the State
• Patti Russo, Executive Director of the Women’s Campaign School at Yale University Continue Reading →

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Stop and See “Rise Up, Sisters!” Women’s Suffrage Exhibit at YWCA Greenwich

“Rise Up, Sisters!” created by the Connecticut Women’s Hall of Fame and the Connecticut Historical Society chronicles the Connecticut women instrumental in the women’s suffrage movement. The display will be on site at the YWCA Greenwich from January 18 – 23 and is open to the public. Continue Reading →

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Huge Turnout at YWCA Greenwich for Talk by Author Adam Frankel

UJA-JCC Greenwich and YWCA Greenwich hosted former Obama speechwriter Adam Frankel in a conversation about his memoir, “The Survivors: A Story of War, Inheritance and Healing.”
In his memoir, Frankel describes grappling with his identity after unearthing the shocking truth of his Connecticut family’s origins. While the audience was surprised by the secret Frankel revealed, it was his journey to understand how the past experiences of his grandparents effected the family in profound ways. Continue Reading →

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