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Great Decisions 2018 Registration

We’re pleased to announce the topics for Great Decisions 2018! This year’s topics are as follows: The waning of Pax Americana? Russia’s foreign policy China and America: the new geopolitical equation Media and foreign policy Turkey: a partner in crisis U.S. global engagement and the military South Africa’s fragile democracy Global health: progress and challenges Click Here to Register Visit the Foreign Policy Association website for more information about Read more [

Announcing Week Without Violence

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 will take 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 will host a series of

“Music & Memory” Program for Seniors

YWCA Bethlehem is proud to announce that its Adult Day Services Center (ADSC) has become a Music & Memory Certified Care Organization. Grounded in extensive research, Music & Memory helps people living with a wide range of cognitive and physical challenges to find renewed joy in life through musical favorites.  Funded through a generous grant from the Northampton County Medical Society Alliance, the ADSC can now offer the powerful benefits of personalized music as part of its continuing

Defend the Affordable Care Act!

Last week the House of Representatives passed the American Health Care Act, which rolls back critical healthcare gains for women, children and families that currently exist under the Affordable Care Act. Now our attention turns to the Senate. Write your Senator today and ask them to vote against repealing the ACA without simultaneously voting on a bill that provides the same coverage and protections of the ACA. Repealing the ACA without a viable replacement plan risks far too much for women

Wanted: iPods

Ten iPod nanos, which were donated to the YWCA Bethlehem Adult Day Services Center by Hovus, Inc. The devices, donated through The Morning Call’s Be an Angel campaign, will allow YWCA Bethlehem staff and volunteers to create personalized playlists for clients and help them reconnect to their pasts through music. More iPods are needed. Contact the YWCA to learn more.

Celebrate International Women’s Day

International Women's Day (March 8) is a global day celebrating the social, economic, cultural and political achievements of women. The day also marks a call to action for accelerating gender parity. www.internationalwomensday.com Each one of us - with women, men and non-binary people joining forces - can be a leader within our own spheres of influence by taking bold pragmatic action to accelerate gender parity. Through purposeful collaboration, we can help women advance and unleash the limitless Read more