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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. 

For more information contact Michelle Mowery Johnson, Director of Communications at (615) 983-5125 or

Featured News

YWCA Family Literacy Center Graduation Celebrates Student Success, Dedication, & Diversity

NASHVILLE, Tenn. – YWCA Nashville & Middle Tennessee’s Family Literacy Center (FLC) celebrated the success of 57 students on Saturday, June 9. The graduates range in age… Read More

Stand Against Racism Honors Past, Highlights Present, and Focuses on the Future

(NASHVILLE, Tenn.)—YWCA Nashville & Middle Tennessee hosted the annual Stand Against Racism April 27 and 28 with a community rally in Public Square Park and a Youth-Led Forum at… Read More

YWCA Spring Breakfast Brings Nashville Community Together to Stop Domestic Violence

NASHVILLE, Tenn. (April 27, 2018)—More than 1,000 friends and supporters of YWCA Nashville & Middle Tennessee gathered at the Music City Center on Tuesday, April 24 to hear… Read More

How aware are you? This week, I attended the YWCA Spring Breakfast, and a remark from one of the speakers stuck with me. She said that when she was being abused by her husband at home,… View PDF

YWCA Teams Up With Nashville Predators and Allstate to Help End Violence Against Women

NASHVILLE, Tenn. (March 30, 2018) – With just a handful of games left in the regular season and a Stanley Cup Playoff bid already clinched, the Nashville Predators took some time… Read More

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Upcoming Events

Strike Out Violence

STRIKE OUT VIOLENCE is an annual bowling fundraiser that allows the YWCA to continue empowering domestic violence survivors to take control… Learn More

Vanderbilt Legends Charity Game

The Vanderbilt Legends Charity Softball Game is powered by New England Patriots star and Vandy alum Jordan Matthews. Jordan… Learn More

The AMEND Experience

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

Academy for Women of Achievement

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