Eliminating Racism and Empowering Women.

The YWCA of Greater Portland’s mission is to eliminate racism, empower women, and promote peace, justice, freedom and dignity for all.


Seniors share growing issues at People’s Forum

On April 19th, community members and organizations that provide care and resources to seniors gathered to educate the public and policy members about the realities of an aging population, the gaps in services, shrinking resources, and challenges that exist for Seniors and Adults with Disabilities.

Domestic Violence & Addiction (05/05)

This workshop will examine the complex interactions of domestic violence and addiction, as well as the similarities and differences between the traditional approaches to each issue.

Feminism & Transformative Justice (05/18)

Participants in this workshop will discuss feminism and intersectionality, inclusive practice, transformative Justice, trauma-sensitive practices, and new paradigms of a perpetrator and survivor.

Screening of Mothering Inside (05/22)

New Visions for Our Justice System: A Monthly Film Series presents… Forgotten Children: The Impact of Incarceration on Children, Families, and Communities, with film showing of Mothering Inside. With speakers including formerly incarcerated program graduate mothers, and Jessica Katz – Director of the YWCA of Greater Portland’s Family Preservation Project