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Nashville Leaders Tackle Crisis of Domestic Violence at Second Annual AMEND Experience

(NASHVILLE, Tenn.) – Challenge. Cultivate. Change. This is the message hundreds of men and women will hear at the AMEND Experience on Tuesday, Sept. 26 at Bridgestone Arena. The… Read More

YWCA Names 2017 Academy for Women of Achievement Honorees

NASHVILLE, Tenn. (Aug. 4, 2017) – Seven inspiring women and one Nashville-based company have been selected as inductees into the 2017 Academy for Women of Achievement. They will be… Read More

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

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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