YW Blog

One Day, One Place, One Roof

April 3, 2014

Josh Helms is an AmeriCorps member serving at One Roof. He has an MFA in Creative Writing from the University of Alabama. He lives with his partner and their cat. 

Female Rappers and Suspended Preschoolers: March Roundup

March 27, 2014

Each month, we give you a roundup of the highlights in national and local news relevant to social justice topics. Our goal is to let the stories spark productive conversations that can help create change and a more welcoming and inclusive community for all.

Put Yourself in Her Shoes

March 21, 2014

In her spare time as a wife and mom of two energetic young sons, Erin Stephenson is the VP for Development at the Community Foundation of Greater Birmingham.  She has been part of the YWCA's Junior Board since 2008 and is “pumped” to be th

Home is Where Hardship Is

March 13, 2014

Patrick Bradford  is a native of Birmingham, Alabama who studied art at Berea College and earned a Master of Journalism from Florida A&M University.