2025 M St. NW, Suite 550
Washington, DC 20036

Phone: 703-837-0223
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Website: www.ywca.org

Principal Staff: 

CEO: Dara Richardson-Heron, M.D.
Director of Advocacy & Policy: Desiree Hoffman 

Type of Organization: National Grassroots/Advocacy
Founded: 1858 

Mission Statement:
The YWCA USA is a diverse women’s membership movement which draws together members who strive to create opportunities for women’s growth, leadership, and power to attain a common vision: peace, justice, freedom, and dignity for all people. 

Subject Expertise:
Economic Policy, CEDAW, Domestic Violence, Childcare, Racial Justice

Annual Meetings/Conferences:
Annual Meeting, usually in April, and regular and occasional other special events.  The YWCA celebrates the Week Without Violence every October.