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Alejandra Y. Castillo
CEO . Former National Director of MBDA at Commerce. Hyphenated American. Proud aunt/mom, jogger, traveler, fierce merengue dancer. Views my own.
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Vanita Gupta Feb 22
NOTE: THIS is what a real census form looks like & it will only come from . Most households will get an invitation to respond to between March 12-20 & won't receive paper forms in the mail until April. You can participate online or by phone before then!
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Teresa C. Younger Feb 18
Celebrating 's birthday today... She has so many quotes that I love, cherish and use daily in my work but, this felt especially appropriate today...
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Alejandra Y. Castillo Feb 16
We must stand for our constitution, the rule of law, and for those who have chosen to serve as public servants that ensures the legal profession continues to give voice to the voiceless. Our democracy is at risk and we are called to defend justice.
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YWCA Clark County Feb 16
Did you hear that the 2019 American film written and directed by and co-produced with Karen Rupert Toliver won the Oscar for best animated short film!? We think this is SO awesome! Watch it here...
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YWCA El Paso Feb 15
Today seems like a great day to talk about Dorothy Height! She is known as the "Godmother of the Civil Rights Movement" and was instrumental in our history, leading the integration of YWCAs nationwide in the 40s. Learn more about this hero here:
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UN Women Feb 15
Born in 1820, Susan B. Anthony, aka “the woman who dared" helped women get the vote. Though she was mocked, ridiculed & often ignored, she persisted. She continues to inspire us to never give up in our fight for women's rights. ✊ via
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LWV of the US Feb 14
"How do we measure the prominence of women raising their voices? Let me count the ways." Check out this great blog post from our friends at celebrating our 100th anniversary:
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YWCA New Britain Feb 14
On average, artwork by women sells for 40% less than works by men. And far less work by women is displayed in major museums around the country than work by men.
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YWCA Seattle | King | Snohomish Feb 12
How many black women journalists from the nineteenth century can you name? Ida B. Wells was not alone, but part of a much larger network of black women journalists who dared to wield their pens in the names of truth and justice.
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Teresa C. Younger Feb 7
A true leader sees the larger impact... That a single action can amount to something more than just personal achievement... "Chisholm saw her campaign as a necessary 'catalyst for change' "
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Alejandra Y. Castillo Jan 30
Always a pleasure to be in the company of great colleagues. Thank you special thanks to .
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Courtney Holsworth Jan 22
The 2020 election is just 10 months away. Find out how you can take action before then in this primer from , with some voter registration tips from :
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Alejandra Y. Castillo Dec 31
Thank you looking forward to 2020. we hope to continue to partner with you and other women across America to make sure our issues are at the forefront of the national agenda.
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YWCA Dayton Dec 20
Participants valued companies with better gender diversity numbers, because they expect those companies to be more innovative & creative. via
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YWCA USA Dec 13
Congratulations to our very own , named by as a top Grassroots advocate in 2019. Thank you for leading ’s Opportunity Zones work! You can read the article here:
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YWCA USA Dec 12
Today we released our 2020 report, conducted in partnership w/ , , , New America, & American Viewpoint. Lake Research founder & CEO Celinda Lake & YWCA USA CEO discuss in this week's episode.
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Alejandra Y. Castillo Dec 5
Thank you for her in depth expertise, knowledge of and commitment to the rule of law and the constitution. Proud to be an Board member.
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YWCA USA Nov 25
Today is International Day for the Elimination of Violence against Women, a day for people around the world to join together to raise awareness and eradicate all forms of gender-based violence.
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YWCA USA Nov 22
In this week’s episode of , YWCA USA State and Civic Engagement Manager Natalie Cone and CEO discuss the significance of undercounting in the Census and why YWCAs across the country are arbiters for communities that have historically been left out.
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World YWCA Nov 17
Women have the skills, the resources, the numbers, the POWER to raise their voices collectively to transform power structures opening ceremony
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