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YWCA El Paso Childcare Scholarships

Friday, August 2, 2019

YWCA El Paso del Norte Region Strives to Fulfill Childcare Needs with Increased Scholarship Availability In an effort to serve the childcare needs of even more El Paso families, YWCA El Paso del Norte Region (YWCA) is increasing the income threshold and amount offered for its own scholarship and childcare assistance program known as We… Continue Reading YWCA El Paso Childcare Scholarships

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YWCA Support for Veterans, Dependents, Surviving Spouses

Friday, June 28, 2019

YWCA El Paso del Norte Region to offer discounts up to 60% for Veterans, Dependents, and Surviving Spouses YWCA El Paso del Norte Region (YWCA) was once again awarded a grant from Texas Veterans Commission to provide significantly reduced rates to veterans, veteran dependents, and surviving spouses. All veterans, regardless of income, dependents, including minor… Continue Reading YWCA Support for Veterans, Dependents, Surviving Spouses

YWCA Tips for Setting and Keeping New Year’s Resolutions

Monday, December 23, 2019

Millions of Americans set New Year’s Resolutions to exercise more, get fit, and be healthier. And every year, we hear people say, “I’ve already failed at my resolutions,” by like January 16th. So how can you set a fitness-related resolution that you’re more likely to keep? We spoke with Matt Doherty, YWCA El Paso’s Fitness… Continue Reading YWCA Tips for Setting and Keeping New Year’s Resolutions

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Let’s bring domestic violence out of the shadows

Tuesday, November 12, 2019

By: Sylvia Acosta, Ph.D. Domestic violence cannot be an issue on which only non-profit organizations focus. The responsibility of keeping families safe belongs to all of us. When women and children are abused, the ripple effect permeates all of our public, private and government institutions. According to The Nonprofit Partnership, the net loss annually from… Continue Reading Let’s bring domestic violence out of the shadows

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YWCA El Paso CEO provides testimony to Congress

Thursday, September 19, 2019

Testimony of Sylvia Y. Acosta, Ph.D. Chief Executive Officer YWCA El Paso del Norte Region to the Committee on Ways and Means Subcommittee on Oversight regarding the hearing titled “How the Tax Code Subsidizes Hate” September 19, 2019 Watch the full hearing: https://youtu.be/l62HVbqnNh8 Chairman Lewis and Members of the Committee: Thank you for the opportunity… Continue Reading YWCA El Paso CEO provides testimony to Congress