YWCA Clinton Works to Crush the Housing Barrier

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Housing instability is a major problem in Clinton County, and the YWCA Clinton Empowerment Center works to provide tools and resources to keep people sheltered and safe. The Center works to meet emergent housing and other needs, help build skills for self-sufficiency, and provide education and training opportunities. The Women Workforce Ready (WWR) program is… Read more »

$100K in Grants!

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Eleven organizations have been awarded $100,000 collectively for programs addressing one of six identified barriers to women and girls’ economic self-sufficiency: Employment, Child Care, Housing, Education/Training, Transportation, and Mentoring. Grantees were announced at the annual luncheon on October 7th at the Hyatt Regency Coralville. Those receiving an award are: Boys and Girls Clubs of the… Read more »