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Justice for Amaud Arbery

November 24, 2021

YWCA Central Alabama extends our deepest condolences to the family and friends of Ahmaud Arbery. Our hearts ache for his parents. No parent should ever have to bury their child. 

While today’s guilty verdict brings accountability and limited closure to some, Ahmaud Arbery’s murder remains a painful and horrific reminder that systemic racism plagues our nation and cannot be ignored.

My Sister's Closet Holiday Shopping Event

November 11, 2021

Join us at My Sister's Closet, our resale boutique that supports the programs and services we provide, on Tuesday, November 30 for our After 5 Showcase. This holiday shopping event will run from 4-6 p.m. at 2324 3rd Ave N, Birmingham, AL 35203.

DVAM 2021

October 1, 2021

In 1981, the National Coalition Against Domestic Violence (NCADV) observed a Day of 

YWe Talk: Empowering Women of Color in the Workplace

August 31, 2021

(YWe Talk Orange Chair Series Webinar Sponsored by Alabama Power)

In the shadow of the pandemic nightmare, another scary story began to unfold. The “she-cession” saw nearly 3 million American women – the majority of job loss in 2020 – leave the workforce. In December, the rates of long-term unemployment for Asian women, Black women and Latinas hovered around 40%.

Get COVID-19 Vaccination Aug. 25

August 19, 2021

YWCA Central Alabama is hosting its second free vaccine fair Wednesday, Aug. 25 to allow participants to receive first or second doses of the Pfizer COVID-19 vaccine. There is no cost for the vaccinations that will be given 10 a.m.-4 pm.

This event is open to the public and no appointment is necessary. Community partners are welcome to participate. Free back-to-school gifts will be given to participants. The first clinic was Aug. 4. If you have had your first Pfizer vaccination, please bring your vaccination record card.

Get Free Backpacks Aug. 9 & 11

August 5, 2021

YWCA Central Alabama Family Resource Center has helped make back-to-school a bit better for more than 20 Birmingham-area families. FRC provided in-depth support for families participating in the A-RESET (Alabama Resources for Enrichment Self-Sufficiency Employability and Training), TANF (Temporary Assistance for Needy Families), and CREW (Creating Responsible Employed Working) teens programs and for residents in Woodlawn and surrounding areas.

Don't Forget Your Tickets for the Aug. 19 KIDS Korner Fundraiser

August 5, 2021

A few tickets remain for YWCA Central Alabama's KIDS Korner. The 14th Annual KIDS Korner fundraiser will be Thursday, Aug. 19 from 6-9 p.m. at Regions Field.

The event supports the nationally accredited YWCA Child Development Center, which makes certain that children experiencing homelessness or living in low-income or at-risk households are kindergarten-ready.

Pulitzer Prize Winner Discusses Faith & Racial Justice Aug. 13

August 5, 2021

YWCA Central Alabama is hosting an in-person seminar with limited seating. The topic is YWe Talk: Faith and Racial Justice. The event will be Friday, Aug. 13, 2021, from noon until 1 p.m. at YWCA Central Alabama, 309 23rd St. N, in downtown Birmingham.