YWCA New Britain and CCSU Take a Stand Against Racism

In April, the YWCA Stand Against Racism event brought much needed attention and ideas to the New Britain community about how to heal trauma caused by urban renewal. Dr. Sylvia Jalil Gutierrez, a professor of anthropology at Central Connecticut State University (CCSU), gave a brief history of downtown New Britain

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YWCA New Britain to Hold 108th Annual Meeting

YWCA New Britain’s 108th Annual Meeting will be held on Wednesday, June 13, 2018 from 4:00-6:00 p.m. at The Back Nine Tavern at Stanley Golf Course in New Britain. There will be a business meeting portion where members will vote on the slate of board of directors, and learn more

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Fitness Join Fee Waived for Moms in May!

For the entire month of May, all moms who join our fitness center will get their $25 join fee waived! “It can be hard for moms to find time for themselves.  We want to make sure that the women in our community know that YWCA New Britain supports them as

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Win FREE Personal Training With Summer Slim Down Contest

Win FREE personal training with YWCA's Summer Slim Down Contest!  Submit a letter and photo by Friday, April 27th for your chance to win 16 FREE personal training sessions! Tell us why you (or a friend) are the perfect candidate to have a certified personal trainer help you reach your

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Registration Open for Women’s Leadership Workshop on May 24th

  Beyond #MeToo & #TimesUp: What You Can Really Do To Create a Safe and Civil Workplace Join us for an interactive workshop and discussion around sexual violence and harassment in the workplace and what organizational leaders can do to create a culture where people feel safe and supported. May 24, 2018

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CHEFA Tours YWCA Building

Local and state representatives, YWCA New Britain’s Executive Director Robin Sharp and the Connecticut Health and Educational Facilities Authority’s (CHEFA) Grant Program Manager Betty Sugarman Weintraub recently toured YWCA’s facility to see where CHEFA’s $69,425 grant will be used to make improvements in the building. “This grant supports CHEFA’s childcare

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Indoor Soccer Classes Come to YWCA

YWCA New Britain Youth Sports is now offering four-week indoor soccer classes. These classes are designed to help your child’s skills stay in tip-top shape during the soccer off-season or to introduce them to a new sport. Head coach Mirza Smajic has been playing soccer since he was 4 years

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Stand Against Racism with YWCA & CCSU

YWCA’s annual Stand Against Racism will be held April 26, 2018 from 10:00 a.m. to 3:00 p.m. at Founder’s Hall (located in Davidson Hall) at Central Connecticut State University. YWCA calls all individuals to join us in taking a Stand Against Racism to unite our community in a bold demonstration that

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Calling All Aspiring Actors and Actresses: Mary Poppins, Jr. is Coming to YWCA New Britain

YWCA New Britain’s new Youth Theatre program is offering children a chance to participate in the premiere production of Mary Poppins, Jr.YWCA’s Director of Performing Arts, Chris Kuzia, or Miss Chris as she is known to her students, will be choreographing the show.  “We have wanted to start a musical

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Hartford Foundation for Public Giving Awards Grant to YWCA New Britain SACS

The Hartford Foundation for Public Giving has awarded a $90,000 grant to YWCA New Britain over the next three years to support our Sexual Assault Crisis Service’s (SACS) volunteer program. YWCA’s SACS program serves 46 towns in our state 24 hours per day, 7 days per week. The grant will

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