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Accomplishments at Home: Fireside Chat

The Nave 3502 Spenard Road, Anchorage, AK

We're so excited to bring you this interactive panel discussion on the role of women in the home, in society, and gender stereotypes at large. We'll watch a 20-minute film which addresses a number of these issues, and then discuss it with community leaders. Join Michael Fredericks: President of Salt, community leader, advocate, and all-around… Continue Reading Accomplishments at Home: Fireside Chat

Free

Beat the Bias: LGBTQ+ Conversations

The Nave 3502 Spenard Road, Anchorage, AK

YWCA Alaska is proud to partner with Choosing Our Roots to bring you this event discussing trans women, LGBTQ+ people and nonbinary people. This will be a safe space and a community-building, inclusive environment to talk about impactful issues. Thanks to the generosity of Anchorage Museum, this will be a hybrid event. If you can't… Continue Reading Beat the Bias: LGBTQ+ Conversations

Free

The Power to Empower: Pop Up Shop

The Nave 3502 Spenard Road, Anchorage, AK

This First Friday, come and check out emerging artists, crafters and bakers at The Power to Empower Pop Up Shop. We've got lots of amazing vendors and many, many door prizes. Enjoy some live music and check out some art to support YWCA Alaska's mission to empower women and eliminate racism. Covid information: The number… Continue Reading The Power to Empower: Pop Up Shop

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2022 Nomination Deadline

All 2022 Women of Achievement and Youth Awards nomination forms must be received at YWCA Alaska’s office by 5 p.m., Monday, August 1, 2022.

International Women’s Day Celebration & YWCA Alaska Open House

YWCA Alaska 3400 Spenard Rd Suite 200, Anchorage, AK, United States

Join us as we celebrate International Women's Day and open our offices for all to see! Everyone is invited to come by our space, grab some snacks, meet like minded community members, and find out what YWCA Alaska has in store for this year!

Seams of the Future: Youth Social Justice Summit

Mountain View Library 120 Bragaw St, Anchorage, AK, United States

An opportunity for influential youth ages 14-18 to discuss important social justice issues relevant to them, with facilitated discussions about these topics by YWCA staff. Youth will learn more about change making initiatives in their area and network with their peers to inspire future collaboration and connection.

Woven Together: Gender & Identity in Healthcare

Z.J. Loussac Library 3600 Denali Street, Anchorage, AK, United States

This event is designed to open a space for a conversation about inequalities around accessing wellness and healthcare services in Alaska as well as to look ahead to how we might make wellness in Alaska more accessible for all. After the conclusion of the panel discussing this topic, there will be a reception for attendees… Continue Reading Woven Together: Gender & Identity in Healthcare

The Game Life: Youth Activity

The Nave 3502 Spenard Road, Anchorage, AK

Inspired by the game life. This interactive day will allow youth the opportunity of learning the different financial choices that come with adulting. They will have the opportunity to ask questions and learn more about insurance, bills, how to ready a pay stub, and have a better understanding of the importance of budgeting. At the… Continue Reading The Game Life: Youth Activity

Parents Night: The Balance of Work, Life, and Finances

The Nave 3502 Spenard Road, Anchorage, AK

We're so excited to bring you this interactive panel discussion on the balance of work, life, and finances. This parent's night is an opportunity to share how the balancing act plays a role in society, gender stereotypes, and monthly income and expenses. Let us learn the power of parents and how they choose to empower their families.