On December 1, 2016, YWCA members, guests, program participants, staff, volunteers, donors and board members gathered together to share their experien
ces at the YWCA. Board President, Lena Pires welcomed everyone to the meeting and thanked them for their support and dedication to the YWCA and our mission of eliminating racism and empowering women. She also shared our annual report, new strategic plan, and workplan for
CA was pleased to introduce five new board
embers: Julie Duggan, Monica Furtado, Rebecca Laliberte, Lynne Mastera and Kelli Munroe.
Volunteers, interns, donors, community
partners, board members and staff worked diligently all year long to propel the YWCA's mission forward. YWCA programs such as YWkids, Girls Exclusive, Mayor's Youth Council, Racial Justice, Financial Literacy, Health and Wellness, Racial Justice, Residential Services, Widowed Persons Program and Leading Ladies are all uniquely designed to meet the needs of people in the community. The program participants were able to share their positive experiences and progress at the annual meeting. It is a reminder of why the existence of the YWCA is so important in the community.
Thank you to all who attended the meeting and for all of those who continue to work and assist the YWCA with its mission.