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A Space for Black Healing

Over the past 2 months, Y-WE’s Program Director, Reagan Jackson, and Mary Williams have been cultivating a series “Blackout Healing” events. Regan and Mary created the Blackouts as a way …

Y-WE’s Youth Leadership Summit

Due to COVID-19 restrictions, offering an in-person Youth Leadership Summit this May was not feasible or safe. Thus, under the creative and adaptive leadership of Program Director, Reagan Jackson, Y-WE’s Youth Leadership Summit took place online via Facebook Live, over the course of an entire week.

Y-WE Youth Speak on BLM

At Young Women Empowered (Y-WE) we center the voices of young people, especially BIPOC youth. We are honored and inspired by the young people who have chosen to share their …

How to Celebrate Pride in 2020

June is Pride Month. This commemorates the famous Stonewall Riots of June 1969, when thousands of New Yorkers joined together to make their voices heard and spearhead the gay rights …

What is Juneteenth?

Juneteenth is taking place on Friday, June 19th! Here are some helpful facts if you are curious about what this day means. Sign the petition to make this a national holiday! …

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