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Stay up to date with the exciting events happening at YWCA Black Hawk County. We host a wide range of engaging and impactful events throughout the year, designed to bring our community together, raise awareness, and support our mission of eliminating racism and empowering women.

Special Events at YWCA

Check out our calendar of upcoming events below and mark your calendars. We look forward to welcoming you to our vibrant and inclusive events where you can connect, learn, and be part of the transformative work we do at YWCA Black Hawk County.

Women of Persimmon

Join us for the inspiring Women of Persimmon event, where we celebrate and honor extraordinary women who have made significant contributions to our community. Through their leadership, advocacy, and resilience, these women have paved the way for positive change. Be inspired by their stories, connect with like-minded individuals, and be part of a powerful movement that empowers women.

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YWCA Annual Meeting - You're Invited

As a valued member and friend of the YWCA of Black Hawk County, you're cordially invited to attend our annual meeting! Ballot results for the Board of Directors nominations will be announced, along with recognition of the Jessica Hey Volunteer Award and the Special Friend of the YWCA Award! Annual staff recognitions will also be presented.

Download the invite below to get more details of when and where the annual meeting will be occurring or call 319-234-7589 if you have any questions.

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Fall Fundraiser

Support our mission and make a difference in our community by attending our Fall Fundraiser. This exciting event brings together supporters, donors, and advocates who believe in our vision of eliminating racism and empowering women. Enjoy an evening filled with delicious food, live entertainment, and inspiring stories of resilience and triumph. Your participation helps us continue providing critical programs and services to those who need them most.

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Stand Against Racism

Take a stand against racism and join us for our annual Stand Against Racism event. This powerful campaign brings together individuals, organizations, and communities to raise awareness and promote racial justice. Together, we engage in meaningful conversations, workshops, and activities that challenge stereotypes, dismantle systemic racism, and foster a more inclusive and equitable society. Join us as we unite in solidarity and strive to create a world free from racism.

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Week Without Violence

Join us in observing the Week Without Violence, a global movement dedicated to ending violence in all its forms. Throughout this week, we raise awareness, engage in educational initiatives, and advocate for policies that promote peace and non-violence. From workshops and discussions to art exhibitions and community events, we come together as a united front against violence. Be part of this transformative movement and contribute to building a safer and more compassionate world.

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