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Featured News

YWCA Hosts 6th Annual Wine Women & Shoes in February

NASHVILLE, Tenn. (Jan. 10, 2018) – On Saturday, February 10, hundreds of the city’s most fashion-forward women will converge on the Music City Center for the sixth annual… Read More

YWCA Receives $200,000 Grant to Expand Healthy Masculinity and Domestic Violence Prevention Programs

Nashville, Tenn. (January 3, 2018) –  YWCA Nashville & Middle Tennessee announced today it received a $200,000 grant from Allstate Foundation Purple Purse to expand its… Read More

YWCA Hosts 26th Annual Academy for Women of Achievement Awards Celebration

NASHVILLE, Tenn. (Oct. 20, 2017) – YWCA Nashville & Middle Tennessee recently hosted its 26th annual Academy for Women of Achievement celebration and induction dinner at the… Read More

Community, Sports, & Faith Leaders Tackle Crisis of Violence Against Women at AMEND Experience

NASHVILLE, Tenn. – Hundreds of men and women packed into the Bridgestone Arena concourse on Tuesday, Sept. 26 to learn how they can help end the epidemic of violence against women… Read More

Nashville Leaders Gather for 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

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Upcoming Events

Wine Women & Shoes

The most fashionable and fabulous event in Nashville returns to town on Saturday, February 10. Our 6th Annual Wine Women & Shoes… Learn More

YWCA Spring Breakfast

The 2017 YWCA Spring Breakfast, presented by Comcast, brought together more than 1,000 friends and supporters on April 11. Guests heard the… Learn More

Stand Against Racism

Stand Against Racism is a signature campaign of YWCA USA to build community among those working for racial and social justice. The Stand… Learn More