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Read about YWCA Nashville & Middle Tennesse's efforts to improve the lives of women, children and families in our community through our domestic violence prevention and education services. We'd love for you to help us spread the word about the work we're doing. 

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Featured News

YWCA Announces 2017-2018 Board of Directors

NASHVILLE, Tenn. (July 11, 2017) – YWCA Nashville & Middle Tennessee has elected eight new members to its Board of Directors for the 2017-2018 term. New members represent… Read More

NFL Players Switch Sports to Support Nashville Domestic Violence Prevention Programs

NASHVILLE, Tenn. (July 6, 2017) — Vanderbilt legend and current Philadelphia Eagles wide receiver Jordan Matthews gathered friends and former teammates for a celebrity basketball… Read More

YWCA Family Literacy Center Graduation Celebrates Student Success and Dedication to Education

NASHVILLE, Tenn. – YWCA Nashville & Middle Tennessee’s Family Literacy Center (FLC) celebrated the success of 65 students on Saturday, June 10. The women and men were… Read More

NFL Players Going for Slam Dunk in Charity Game

NASHVILLE, Tenn. (June 1, 2017) — It’s going to be a hot homecoming for several Vanderbilt sports legends at Memorial Gymnasium in Nashville on July 1. That’s when the… Read More

YWCA Taking Nominations for 26th Annual Academy for Women of Achievement

NASHVILLE, Tenn. (May 15, 2017) – YWCA Nashville & Middle Tennessee is calling for nominations for the 26th annual Academy for Women of Achievement, presented by First… Read More

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Upcoming Events

The AMEND Experience

The AMEND Experience

The AMEND Experience is an annual event focused on teaching healthy masculinity to those who work with and can… Learn More



Each year, the YWCA honors a select group of Middle Tennessee women who are dedicated to improving our community and the lives of women,… Learn More