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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! …

COVID-19 Resources

Do you have ideas or resources you want to share? Send them to Aisha at aisha@y-we.org Liberation Resources READINGS & RESOURCES ON ABOLITION & REPRODUCTIVE JUSTICE List of actions you …

Ways to take action to support Black lives

Dear Y-WE Community,  This is a heartbreaking time. We face a pandemic and widespread violence in the context of hundreds of years of structural racism and institutionalized oppression. George Floyd, …

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