By YWCA Bethlehem Contact
October 15, 2018
12:00 AM
Multiple Locations

Description

For more than 20 years, YWCA USA has set aside one week in October for Week Without Violence, part of a global movement to end violence against women and girls with the World YWCA. This year, Week Without Violence took place from October 16 – 20 with a focus on ending gender-based violence. Gender-based violence recognizes a spectrum of violence, including but not limited to, intimate partner violence, sexual assault, trafficking, and harassment.

YWCA Bethlehem hosted a series of events to raise awareness about gender-based violence and to encourage personal action to help end gender-based violence in the Lehigh Valley.  All events were free and open to the public.

YWCA Bethlehem
YWCA Bethlehem was established in 1927 and in its 90-year history the organization has provided for girls, women and families in the Bethlehem Community. The organization has a rich history which includes teaching English to immigrants in the 30s and hosting voter registration drives and voting machine demonstrations for women in the 40s. In the 1960’s YWCA Bethlehem opened the city’s first nursery school and in 1984 opened the first Adult Day Services Center in Northampton County. Today, the YWCA of Bethlehem is dedicated to eliminating racism, empowering women and promoting peace, justice, freedom and dignity for all through our many programs.... Read More

Contact Details

610-867-4669

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