Due to the snow storm, all classes and the YWCA of Queens building will be closed tomorrow, Tuesday, 1/27/2015.
Recent News0 Posted on January 26, 2015 by Stacy McKelvey in Uncategorized
Please note that all YWCA of Queens classes starting after 12:00pm today, Monday, 1/26/2015 are cancelled due to inclement weather. Have a safe and warm day!
Free computer classes for women are back! Microsoft Word and Excel Certification classes begin on February 23rd, with free Certification exam included if you qualify (the Y will cover $86 cost of the exam). Deadline to apply is February 13th. Info & application at http://bit.ly/1JdPHOk. Classes made possible by the generous support of the New York Women’s Foundation.
ED Helen Kim represented the YWCA of Queens at Cities for CEDAW, part of NGO CSW/NY Beijing + 20 campaign and sponsored by the USNC-UN, to show support for NYC adopting the CEDAW platform. CEDAW (Convention on the Elimination of all forms of Discrimination Against Women) is the only comprehensive international treaty on women’s rights. The United States is the only major industrialized country who has not yet joined the other 188 counties who have already ratified CEDAW. Cities for CEDAW Campaign aims to “make the global local” by harnessing the power of cities to promote the adoption of CEDAW as a municipal ordinance in order to create a framework for improving the status of women and girls. Learn more at http://bit.ly/1JdyRPD.
The YWCA of Queens is pleased to announce that we are now accepting applications for our 18th annual New York Music Competition. Over the past 17 years, over 1,500 children and youth ages 5-17 have participated in this event. As a result of the training, experience, and recruitment of talent, more than 400 winners have made or are making their careers in music.
Please see our 2015 NYMC Brochure for information on requirements. Interested applicants should download an APPLICATION FORM and submit in person to the YW or by mail in one envelope to: YWCA of Queens / ATTN: Hee Jung Han / 42-07 Parsons Blvd. / Flushing, NY 11355.