The US Dept of Defense estimates that forced labor generates $51.2 billion in illegal profits resulting from forced economic exploitation in a variety of industries and in the products and food consumed every day. In Connecticut, for example, nail salons and massage parlors do not require licensing and are not regulated by the Dept of Health.
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With incidents of hate and bias in Connecticut on the rise, Greenwich Schools Superintendent Dr. Jill Gildea; YWCA’s Mary Lee Kiernan, Boys & Girls Club’s Bobby Walker and the ADL’s Steve Ginsburg urge people in Greenwich to speak out against hate, report incidents to authorities, communicate support to populations at risk and model inclusive language for children. Continue Reading →
The 11th Annual YWCA Greenwich Old Bags Luncheon at the Belle Haven Club raised funds exclusively for YWCA Domestic Abuse Services. Continue Reading →
YNET’s annual Frisbee tournament drew teams from near and far. There were GHS teachers, student alumni current club members and past members. Everyone agreed that it’s important to understand what constitutes a healthy relationship, and how to spot an abusive one. Continue Reading →
The question that really comes out of this is: Why do boys and men commit 90% of violent acts? On Tuesday, Oct. 21 there will be a one-time showing at Bow Tie Criterion of “Tough Guise 2” sponsored by JCC, YWCA and Christ Church. America is in the midst of an epidemic of men’s violence based on outmoded ideals of manhood. Continue Reading →
Juliana Collamer wants to inspire young people to get involved, and she has just the plan to do it. – Nicola Traynor Continue Reading →