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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 …

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, …

Youth Leadership Summit

The Youth Leadership Summit is an opportunity to witness the power of our young people as they share back what they’ve learned throughout their program’s year.

Y-WE Care: Exploring Health Care Injustice

On May 16th, we had the privilege of hosting an incredible panel, live on Youtube, where we discussed the health care injustices that have come to light during this pandemic.

Y-WE Alum Panel

Y-WE Alum Panel Live Event

Hear from three alum on the changes they have seen as a result of this pandemic, and how they envision a better future. Thank you to Iman, Nasra, and Emnet for your strong voices and wisdom!

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