YWCA Berkeley/Oakland Statement regarding Proposition 1 on the November 8, 2022, Ballot

Tuesday, November 1, 2022

The YWCA Berkeley/Oakland endorses California Proposition 1, an amendment to the California Constitution to expressly include an individual’s fundamental right to reproductive freedom in the California Constitution. As an organization whose mission is to support and advocate for the elimination of racism and empowerment of women, we believe this right to reproductive freedom, including the … Read More

Join us for a Black August Movie Screening on Friday, August 26th at 6pm!

Thursday, August 18, 2022

Come celebrate and honor the fallen freedom fighters of Black August with a movie screening of The Black Panthers: Vanguard of the Revolution on Friday, August 26th! Doors open at 6pm and the movie screening begins at 6:30 p.m. Concessions and tickets will be available here and at the door! *Masks are required in attendance. … Read More

YWCA Berkeley/Oakland Statement on Dobbs v. Jackson Women’s Health Organization

Monday, July 11, 2022

Click here for our official statement, resources, and calls to action. We are deeply saddened, by the news that the Supreme Court struck down Roe v. Wade and an individual’s constitutional right to an abortion in the case of Dobbs v. Jackson Women’s Health Organization. This generation will be the nation’s first in almost 50 … Read More

YWCA State of the Union Statement

Monday, April 18, 2022

Link March 2, 2022 In response to the President’s State of the Union address on March 1, 2022, YWCA USA CEO Margaret Mitchell released the following statement: “At a time when women* of color continue to bear the brunt of the economic and health impacts caused by the COVID-19 pandemic including skyrocketing caregiving needs –all … Read More

YWCA Berkeley/Oakland Will Host First Vintage & Artisan Bazaar

Monday, April 18, 2022

The YWCA Berkeley/Oakland is hosting a Fundraiser Vintage and Artisan Fair on April 16th, 2022 from 11am – 5pm! It will be at our building! Location: 2600 Bancroft Way Berkeley, CA 94704 If you are a vintage reseller or maker of handmade goods we would love to have you! We are looking to uplift small … Read More