” We have to stop this violence. We have to make the political nature of the violence clear, that the violence we experience in our own homes is not a personal family matter, it’s a public and political problem. It’s a way that women are kept in line, kept in our places. “


” We always knew when we took on the issue of violence against women that somehow our opposition would come after us. “


” I’ve talked to law enforcement officials at the state and local level who say that violence against women is going up. In any case, we think that it’s an important issue whether it’s going up or not. And we are determined to stop it. “


” The Violence Against Women Act is so important. It provides money to train the cop on the beat, to train the judges that this is a new day, that we won’t tolerate this violence and to know how to deal with it. “


” I know that it isn’t just violence against women, it’s how do we support ourselves and our families, how do we deal with health care for ourselves and our families? It’s a bigger picture. “


” Violence may be a good focus to organize around, but we have to look at women’s lives in our entirety. “


” I want to organize so that women see ourselves as people who are entitled to power, entitled to leadership. “


” My answer to those who oppose my appointment as CEO is that this is really a decision of the YWCA. They want to strengthen their grassroots to advocate on behalf of women’s and children’s empowerment and ending racism. “


” The Young Women’s Christian Association is nourished by its roots in Christianity and, at the same time, over the years, it’s been enriched by beliefs and values from all kinds of places, even, in fact, strengthened by our diversity. “


” I want to reach young women and to get them involved in the mission of the YWCA, economic empowerment of women and girls, and ending racism. “


” I have a very personal interest. I am a Miami-Dade voter. One of the issues is that my vote and so many other votes of women and African Americans in Florida are being discounted or discarded. I want my vote to count. “



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We have to stop this violence. We have to make the political nature of the violence clear, that the violence we experience in our own homes is not a personal family matter, it
We always knew when we took on the issue of violence against women that somehow our opposition would come after us.


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The Violence Against Women Act is so important. It provides money to train the cop on the beat, to train the judges that this is a new day, that we won
I know that it isn
Violence may be a good focus to organize around, but we have to look at women
I want to organize so that women see ourselves as people who are entitled to power, entitled to leadership.
My answer to those who oppose my appointment as CEO is that this is really a decision of the YWCA. They want to strengthen their grassroots to advocate on behalf of women
The Young Women
I want to reach young women and to get them involved in the mission of the YWCA, economic empowerment of women and girls, and ending racism.
I have a very personal interest. I am a Miami-Dade voter. One of the issues is that my vote and so many other votes of women and African Americans in Florida are being discounted or discarded. I want my vote to count.
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