What’s Happening at the YWCA – August

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What’s Happening at the YWCA – August

Categories: YWCA Utah's Story

Full-Day Kindergarten & Pre-K – Enroll Today

The Lolie Eccles Early Education Center still has a few spots open in our full-day kindergarten and pre-k classes. Featuring high-quality, small classroom academic instruction for a full school day and mission-based learning opportunities.
  • NAEYC accredited
  • Small student to teacher ratio
  • Before and after school care
Contact Bree at bmurphy@ywcautah.orgfor more information.

Registration is Open for the Utah Women’s Policy Conference

Thursday, August 23, 2018, 8 AM – 5 PM
Friday, August 24, 2018, 8 AM – 12 PM
Special Pre-Conference Session – Wednesday, August 22
The Utah Women’s Policy Conference is the first and only event of its kind, bringing together leading experts on women’s policy issues, state legislators, policymakers, and advocates for Utah women and girls. Highlights include:
  • YWCA Public Official of the Year Award presentation
  • Updates from legislators who are spearheading policy
  • Working sessions in YWCA’s three priority areas: Empowerment & Economic Advancement for Women and Girls, Racial Justice & Civil Rights for Women and Girls of Color, and Health & Safety for Women and Girls

Celebrate Remarkable Women at LeaderLuncheon

YWCA LeaderLuncheon

Join us at LeaderLuncheon to celebrate and honor remarkable women who have demonstrated their commitment to advancing the well-being of Utah women and girls, and whose work and achievements exemplify the YWCA’s mission of eliminating racism, empowering women, and promoting peace, justice, freedom and dignity for all. The 2018 Outstanding Achievement Award recipients are Sheryl Allen, Mary Beckerle, Patricia Christensen, Cristina Flores, Yasmen Simonian, and Paula Green Johnson.

Piper Kerman YWCA LeaderLuncheon Keynote

We are also excited to welcome Piper Kerman, the best-selling author of the memoir Orange is the New Black: My Year in a Women’s Prison and social justice advocate, as our keynote speaker.
Her book has been adapted by Jenji Kohan into an Emmy Award-winning original series for Netflix. Piper collaborates with nonprofits, philanthropies, and other organizations working in the public interest.