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Upcoming Events

SOLD OUT- In the Company of Women Luncheon-

We are thrilled to announce JoAnn H. Price,  Co-Founder, Fairview Capital Partners, and Forbes’ 50 over 50 Honoree, as the 2024 In the Company of Women Luncheon Honorary Chair.

Keynote Speaker, Collette V. Smith, is the Founder and President of Believe N You, Inc.  She gained international fame when she became the NFL’s first African American female coach and the first female coach in NY Jets franchise history.

Collette made her NFL coaching debut with the NY Jets defensive backs in 2017 during Training Camp.



Racial Justice Challenge

April 1 – April 28

 Week One: Bodily Autonomy

  • Medical Abuse/Informed Consent
  • Race and Anti-Fatness
  • Abortion Access
  • Hair
  • Trans Healthcare

 Week Two: Financial Empowerment

  • History Pay Gap and Unpaid Labor
  • Entrepreneurship
  • Financial Abuse
  • Financial Literacy

 Week Three: Gun Violence

  • Suicide
  • Guns and Intimate Partner Violence
  • The Impact of Gun Violence on Communities of Color
  • White Supremacy

Week Four: Transportation

  • History of Discrimination in Transportation
  • Thinking Beyond Cars
  • Transportation, Gender, and Sexuality
  • Racial Bias and Traffic Enforcement
  • Creating Equity
Join the Challenge

Help Us Transform Lives

With YOUR support, Blessing found mentors in the YW Tech Lab program who encouraged and counseled her to step outside her comfort zone and envision a future filled with stability and fulfillment.

Blessing’s story is a testament to the transformative power of education, mentorship and determination.

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We’re On a Mission in Greater Hartford

YWCA Hartford Region is dedicated to eliminating racism, empowering women, and promoting peace, justice, freedom and dignity for all. Our programs, services and advocacy help women and girls to bridge educational, career and financial gaps, preparing them for economic security and life-long stability.

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