May 2019 - YWCA - Greenwich
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May 2019

May 28, 2019

Dolphins Shine in Charlotte

Sparked by three division high point awards and more than 48 medals, including 28 gold medal efforts, the Greenwich YWCA Dolphins Swim Team closed out the 2019 Sunkissed Junior-Senior Swimming Championships of the USA with a decisive second place finish. The Dolphins contingent accumulated 1,984-points, in the three and one-half day, 60-event program. The meet formally known as the YWCA National Championship meet, was held at the Mecklenburg County Aquatic Center in downtown Charlotte, North Carolina.
May 28, 2019

Greenwich gathers to “Stand Against Racism”

She is now fluent in English, graduating in June and will be attending Fairfield University in the fall,” Claudia Connor, president and CEO of the Connecticut Institute for Refugees and Immigrants, said at the Stand Against Racism event held Friday by the YWCA Greenwich. Pushed inside by the rain, over 100 people gathered inside Greenwich Town Hall for the 11th annual event.
May 28, 2019

Native American Women Are Facing a Crisis

New York Times 12.April.2019: Native American women and girls are facing an epidemic of violence that is hiding in plain sight. They are being killed or trafficked at rates far higher than the rest of the U.S. population (on some reservations, women are 10 times as likely to be murdered as the national average, according to the Justice Department). Some simply disappear, presumably forced into sex trafficking.