Kimberlee Archie, the city’s first equity and inclusion manager, and Libby Kyles, CEO of the YWCA of Asheville, have left high-profile jobs with a mission of improving racial equity in the city within a month of each other.
When the time comes for a new leader or a new strategic direction, nonprofits recognize that sound decisions can mean the difference between a sustainable future and irrelevance. That’s why Mountain Xpress took a look at a spectrum of local nonprofits that have recently experienced significant change s or are now in the midst of transformative shifts in management or focus.
The YWCA screens a documentary on immigrant prisons at the Grail and Maryedith Burrell leads a workshop on adapting one’s work for the screen.
They say you can’t take it with you, but what will your money do without you after you’re gone? Many local nonprofits would like you to consider them as you ponder that question. “Most people want to take care of people first,” says Sheryl Aikman, vice president of development for the Community Foundation of Western […]
The second season of The Girl From Carolina debuts online, YWCA of Asheville screens a documentary on women’s body image and more.
“The case for investment in early childhood development is settled, really. Now, it becomes a matter of convincing state leaders to make the investment and to make it wisely.”
On Saturday, April 25, at Spellbound Children’s Bookshop in Woodfin, local author Cynthia Yancey will read from her new book Zak and Niki: A First Look at Rising above Racism. The reading is one of many events featured in the YWCA of Asheville’s Stand Against Racism events.
Angel Redmond, outreach coordinator for the YWCA of Asheville, tells us about summer volunteering opportunities at the YWCA of Asheville.