Monthly Archives: February 2011

Weekly Roundup: News for Younger Women

National Eating Disorders Week, Feministing Planned Parenthood Debate is personal for one young woman, CBS News Advocates say ending violence against women must be a top priority for U.N. Women, Kaiser Family Foundation Kabul seeks control of Women shelters, NPR … Continue reading

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Budget Cuts

There is a battle in Congress over the federal budget Republicans want to cut some discretionary spending on domestic programs that are in the current budget in order to decrease the overall federal deficit but Democrats are against some of … Continue reading

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Upcoming Event: YWTF Chicago

NAVIGATE YOUR CAREER WITH YWTF! The Younger Women’s Task Force (YWTF) is committed to improving the lives of Chicago women in their 20s and 30s through collaboration, education, and leadership. Our chapter plans and participates in activities that explore topics … Continue reading

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Weekly Roundup: News for Younger Women

Monologues aim to educate and empower women, City Times Chile’s first female President to teach at UC Berkeley, The Daily Californian CBS News’ Lara Logan was attacked and sexually assaulted in Egypt, NPR Susan B. Anthony: 5 facts About the … Continue reading

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Younger Women Who Rock YWTF DC- Samantha Sewell

Samantha Sewell Lives in: Arlington Past YWTF: DC Position: Chapter Director (’08-’09) Samantha (Sam) Sewell is the Conference and Events Program Director at the BlueGreen Alliance, a partnership of labor unions and environmental organizations that works to create good, green jobs … Continue reading

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Upcoming Events: YWTF DC

February Membership Meeting & Discussion: “A Reproductive Health Refresher Course” Thursday, February 17, 6:30pm Offices of the YWCA of the National Capital Area 624 9th Street, NW   Whether you haven’t had a health class since high school or you’re … Continue reading

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Celebrating Love

On February 14 every year flowers, gifts, cards, and chocolates are exchanged between loved ones around the world. Many of us celebrate this day but may not know the history and traditions behind Valentines Day.  This day is celebrated around … Continue reading

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