peace, justice, freedom and dignity


“A democracy cannot thrive where power remains unchecked and justice is reserved for a select few. Ignoring these cries and failing to respond to this movement is simply not an option — for peace cannot exist where justice is not served.”— Lewis on the George Floyd Justice in Policing Act



“We Need To Talk About White Feminism”

Co-hosted by YWCA Cambridge and YWCA Southeastern MA
Tuesday August 18, 2020
6:00 pm – 7:30 pm
Together we will unpack White Feminism and discuss strategies for dismantling it. Readings, videos and podcasts will be shared one week before the workshop. 
Sign up here by August 11th


Community Book Circle

YWCA Southeastern MA and the NAACP are hosting a 6 week series on Ibram X. Kendi’s book, “How to be an Antiracist”. The series will be held on Tuesday nights from 5:30 to 7:00 PM beginning August 11th ending September 15th. Registration is limited to 150 people. To register, please click here. (In the comments section, please indicate you are from Newburyport).

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Aquatic Fitness ReOpening Information June 25
Swim Lesson Update June 15
YWCA Children’s Center Update May 29, 2020

We have the collective strength to face the biggest challenges
and work toward a more just and equitable society that benefits everyone.
We believe that impacting lives begins with understanding individual needs.
We listen, we learn and we respond.
We are the oldest and largest multiracial women’s organization in the world.
We have always been—and will always continue to be—
leaders for racial justice and women’s empowerment

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