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YWCA Metro St. Louis earns National Program of Excellence Accreditation

Tuesday, July 26, 2022

July 26, 2022/St. Louis, Missouri – YWCA Metro St. Louis caps off its first year under new leadership with a National Program of Excellence accreditation from the National Head Start Association, an honor earned only by Head Start and Early Head Start programs that consistently demonstrate excellence in program management and service performance. YWCA is… Continue Reading YWCA Metro St. Louis earns National Program of Excellence Accreditation

YWCA Childcare Center Team

YWCA Metro St. Louis to bring critical new asset to the 39 North innovation district

Thursday, March 24, 2022

March 24, 2022/St. Louis, Missouri – The lack of quality affordable childcare is a key contributing factor to the post pandemic workforce shortage. YWCA Metro St. Louis announced it is spearheading the effort to open an early childhood education center in 39 North in space owned by the Miriam School and Learning Center at 1138… Continue Reading YWCA Metro St. Louis to bring critical new asset to the 39 North innovation district

Photo Gallery: Leader Lunch 2021

Thursday, December 16, 2021

YWCA Metro St. Louis would like to once again congratulate the Leader Lunch 41 Academy of Leaders, Class of 2021! We would again like to thank our sponsors, event attendees, volunteers and staff for your generous support of the 41st Annual YWCA Leader Lunch on December 9th. See below for pictures of the event, including… Continue Reading Photo Gallery: Leader Lunch 2021

YWCA Metro St. Louis Announces Dr. Cheryl Watkins, MBA as New President and CEO

Wednesday, July 14, 2021

July 12, 2021/St. Louis, Missouri – CHAMPION FOR WOMEN – INNOVATOR – STRATEGIC LEADER: YWCA Metro St. Louis is pleased to announce that Dr. Cheryl Watkins, MBA has been appointed the agency’s new President and CEO. Dr. Watkins brings a wealth of expertise to this role. She is an experienced senior-level business executive with a… Continue Reading YWCA Metro St. Louis Announces Dr. Cheryl Watkins, MBA as New President and CEO

Domestic Violence Services

Sunday, April 5, 2020

YWCA Crisis Intervention Director Samantha Wayant and Court Watch’s Carla Maley participate in a panel on KPLR’s The Pulse of St. Louis along with partner agency Safe Connection to discuss violence against Women. Watch YWCA CEO Adrian Bracy and YWCA Crisis Intervention Director Samantha Wayant discuss how YWCA helps victims of domestic and sexual violence… Continue Reading Domestic Violence Services