April 19, 2018

YWCA GLBR Denounces Display of Confederate Flags

YWCA Great Lakes Bay Region denounces the display of Confederate flags by some Bay City, Michigan citizens yesterday.  Fueling this display is a debate of “heritage not hate,” however this debate states the obvious – this particular heritage is hate. When someone says it is about history, this history is […]
April 10, 2017
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Edgy Education 101

Some questions are hard to ask. Others can be really difficult to answer. YWCA GLBR seeks to uplift, engage and educate for the benefit of women everywhere. To that end, the Racial Justice committee has a new project coming — Edgy Education 101. The RJC hopes to pose and answer […]
December 31, 2016

Confidence is Beautiful: 7 Tips to Show It Off

Confidence: belief in oneself and one’s powers or abilities; self-confidence; self-reliance; assurance: You know that girl that walks into a room and every turns their heads? She may not have it all but she does have something that some people want… Confidence. There is no mistake that ëConfidence is Beautiful.í […]
December 31, 2016

How to Teach Women to be Empowering

I recently wrote about 5 Ways to be an Empowering Woman to help motivate women to be the change we want to see in this world. One of the sections was called Teach Them. Teaching women of all ages to be empowered is important. I know because I have been […]