YWCA Central Alabama is cosponsoring a roundtable discussion on abusive payday lending practices in Alabama at Canterbury United Methodist Church on Tuesday, February 19, 7 - 8 p.m.
Under current state law, payday lenders charge up to 456% APR. That is a problem. These high-interest loans are hurting our communities, and we must talk about what our state can do to make things right.
Prom Palooza 2019 is here! This year's dress giveaway will be held on Saturday, March 16, 2019, 9 a.m. - 12 p.m. at My Sister's Closet! In addition to Prom Palooza, My Sister’s Closet is hosting a fashion show to preview YWCA’s prom dresses. This event will take place Thursday, March 14 from 6 p.m. – 8 p.m. in the YWCA Chapel. There will be a runway for young women from different schools to model the dresses, door prizes and a short message from our guest speaker.
Our 12th Annual KIDS Korner Luncheon raised $151,935 (and counting) benefiting the #YW’s KIDS Korner child development program for children of homeless families! This year's program featured a video highlighting the story of a young mother and her two children as they work to build stability through KIDS Korner and other YW programs. View here.
The YW is recruiting students for the Alabama First Class Pre-K program. Students must have turned four on or before September 1, 2019
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Anytown is an amazing opportunity for students who are currently in 9th – 11th grades to spend a week developing leadership skills and learning about social justice issues. Students make great friends, build their college resumes and have a ton of fun!
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