Past YWomenVote Events

Georgia Women’s Virtual Town Hall

Issues Explored:  Economic, child care, and racial justice
Date: December 15, 2020 /  12:00 Noon EST – 1:30 P.M.

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YWCA’s National Conversation with America’s Women engaged more than 10,000 women across the U.S. through Virtual Town Halls and Candidate Forums in ArizonaFlorida, New Hampshire, North CarolinaOhio, and Pennsylvania. Through those events we:

  • Raised women’s voices so our concerns and priorities are heard by voters and candidates
  • Shared *new* state-specific polling on women’s concerns and priorities about economic challenges, child care, and racial justice
  • Put accurate information about the election process directly in the hands of voters

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Ohio Women’s Virtual Town Hall

Issues Explored:  Racism is a public health crisis
Date: Oct 27, 2020  /   12:00 Noon EST – 1:30 P.M
Speakers:

  • Alejandra Castillo, CEO, YWCA USA
  • Althea Stewart, M.D., 145th President of the American Psychiatric Association
  • Chyna Johnson, Director of Impact and Innovation, GirlTrek
  • Nan Whaley, Mayor of Dayton, OH
Sponsors:

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North Carolina Women’s Virtual Town Hall

Issues Explored:  Economic security and child care
Date: Oct 26, 2020 /   12:00 Noon EST – 1:30 P.M.
Speakers:

  • Alejandra Castillo, YWCA USA CEO – moderator
  • Dr. Victoria DeFrancesco Soto, Assistant Dean for Civic Engagement, Lyndon B. Johnson School of Public Affairs, the University of Texas at AUSTIN
  • Muffy Grant, Executive Director of North Carolina Early Childhood Foundation
  • Dr. Iheoma U. Iruka, Research Professor, Department of Public Policy and Director, Early Childhood Health and Racial Equity program at Frank Porter Graham Child Development Institute at UNC-CH
  • Velva Jenkins, CEO, YWCA Lower Cape Fear

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Pennsylvania Women’s Virtual Town Hall

Issues Explored:  Economic security, child care, and racial justice
Date: Oct 20, 2020 12:00 Noon EST – 1:30 P.M
Speakers:

  • Alejandra Y. Castillo, Former CEO, YWCA USA

  • Stacey Woodland, CEO, YWCA Tri-County Area,

  • April Russell, Lancaster Votes

  • Esther L. Bush, President, Urban League of Greater Pittsburgh

  • Debra Ness, President, National Partnership for Women & Families

  • Virginia Kase, CEO, League of Women Voters

Sponsors: The Coca Cola Company

 

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YWomenVote: A Virtual Conversation on the Impact of Your Vote in Arizona

Issues Explored:  Voting rights and procedures for 2020
Date:
Oct 16, 2020 1:00 PM – 3:00 PM EST/10:00 AM – 12:00 AM PT
Speakers:

  • Monica Villalobos (Arizona Hispanic Chamber of Commerce)
  • Selene Gomez (Vote Riders)
  • Vashti Rutledge (All in Together)

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Virtual Town Hall on the Impact of Your Vote in Florida

Supporters: League of Women Voters of Miami-Dade, rbb Communications
Issues Explored: COVID-19’s economic impact on women
Date: Oct 13, 2020 06:00 PM – 7:30 PM EST
Speakers:

  • Alejandra Y. Castillo, CEO, YWCA USA

  • Fatima Goss Graves, President and CEO, National Women’s Law Center

  • Cecile Scoon, First Vice President, League of Women Voters of Florida

  • Tina Tchen, President and CEO, TIME’S UP NOW

Lead Sponsors: Uber Apollo-Bank aarp

 

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Manchester, New Hampshire – January 29, 2020

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Capitol Hill Briefing: YWomenVote 2020 Survey Launch
Washington, DC – December 12, 2019

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