As the flagship women’s organization in Flint, MI, the YWCA Greater Flint is uniquely positioned to take the lead in addressing the challenges women and girls face. We have served Genesee County for over 100 years, responding to the evolving needs of women and children throughout the decades. “ Women’s empowerment is defined as the process through which women acquire the ability to make strategic life choices in a context where this ability was previously denied to them.” – Kabeer, 1999
Our organization has strong experience implementing a women’s empowerment model focused on the following concepts:
PERSONAL self efficacy/esteem, control over one’s decisions RELATIONAL freedom of mobility, agency, and social networks and relationships SOCIETAL culture and institutional structures that address historic patterns of racial and gender discrimination
801 South Saginaw Street, Flint, MI 48502 | Phone: (810) 238-7621 | firstname.lastname@example.org
YWCA Greater Flint is on a mission to eliminate racism, empower women, promote peace, justice, freedom and dignity for all.