Let’s Work On This Together

YWCA USA is on a mission to eliminate racism, empower women, stand up for social justice, help families, and strengthen communities. We are one of the oldest and largest women’s organizations in the nation, serving over 2 million women, girls, and their families. YWCA has been at the forefront of the most pressing social movements for more than 160 years — from voting rights to civil rights, from affordable housing to pay equity, from violence prevention to health care reform.

Today, we combine programming and advocacy in order to generate institutional change in three key areas: racial justice and civil rights, empowerment and economic advancement of women and girls, and health and safety of women and girls.

YWCA Gettysburg & Adams County brings a deep commitment to diversity, equity, and inclusion efforts, especially in facilitation and training. But our social justice work is not limited to our core program.

Our Mission Enhancement Director, Nancy Lilley, is ready and prepared to work with your organization in a specialized way to find solutions that work for your company or organization. Nancy has completed three Racial Justice Training programs, culminating in her completion of training in July 2019 by Cultural Bridges to Justice and YWCA Lancaster.

Your company might use a variety of terms — diversity, equity, inclusion, cultural competence – to describe the skills or capacity they are trying to build. Whatever the terminology, we bring a deep commitment to those issues of racial and social justice.

That customization could take the form of consulting on your organization’s work policies and HR practices. It could be in facilitating a difficult discussion with your leadership team. It could be designing and delivering custom workshops and training events that assist your company or organization in their pursuit of specific social justice or inclusion goals.

Whatever your issues or needs, we would like to assist you. To begin that conversation please contact Nancy at 717-334-9171, ext. 115 or nlilley@ywcagettysburg.org.