5 Women Honored with YWCA’s Erskine Awards

May 6th, 2015

5 Women Honored with YWCA’s Erskine Awards


Bishop calls racism a moral evil serious sin.

May 1st, 2015

Bishop calls racism a moral evil serious sin.


Stand Against Racism 2015

April 28th, 2015

Stand Against Racism 


Worcester’s young and old unite against racism, April 2015

April 25th, 2015

Worcester’s young and old unite against racism, April 2015


Community Organizers Speak Up on North High

March 18th, 2015

Press conference at the YWCA – Worcester Magazine 3/17/2015

Coalition Urges Support, Not Censure – Telegram and Gazette 3/18/2015


International Women’s Day event in Worcester connects sexism, prejudice to global concerns

March 9th, 2015

The International Women’s Day event was the second annual celebration in Worcester.  Read the article here


Worcester woman spreads fun, health through hula-hooping

January 2nd, 2015

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It was a hula-hoop — yes, a hula-hoop — that changed it all for Worcester resident Sarah Daly.

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Cultural barriers are obstacles to reporting domestic violence for many Latinos

November 17th, 2014

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Advocates say Latino victims of domestic violence are less likely to seek help, especially those who immigrated to the United States, because of a variety of cultural, legal and practical concerns.

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3 honored at Daybreak event in Worcester

November 3rd, 2014

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WORCESTER — Worcester Polytechnic Institute alumnus Zachary Gendreau ’14, now a graduate student, and Matthew Barry, a mental health counselor at WPI’s Student Development and Counseling Center, were recognized at the annual YWCA Daybreak Breakfast Oct. 24 at the College of the Holy Cross with its Great Guys Award.

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Zack Gendreau and Matthew Barry recognized by YWCA Daybreak for work on domestic violence

October 28th, 2014

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There are a lot of good people in the WPI community. Even great ones. And two who have devoted much of their time and efforts toward ending, and educating about sexual assault and domestic violence were recognized by Worcester’s YWCA Daybreak for their efforts.

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