What We Do

What We Do

What We Do

YWCA Alaska is on a mission to eliminate racism, empower women, stand up for social justice, help families and strengthen communities. We are part of an international movement serving more than 2 million people in the United States and 25 million worldwide. In Alaska, our four major programs impact more than 45,000 women, families, people of color, and local businesses each year.

We connect low-income women with cancer screenings, train at-risk individuals on financial literacy, assist organizations in celebrating a diverse culture, and honor Alaskan women who positively impact our community. For additional information, please see our individual programs.

Our Vision

Be a preeminent organization for investing in women’s wellness, leadership, economic empowerment, and social justice.

  • Wellness
    Empowering women with tools and education to make informed decisions about their health and wellbeing.
  • Leadership
    Empowering women and girls to become leaders, through recognition of significant accomplishments and mentorship opportunities.
  • Economic Empowerment
    Leading individuals to financial freedom and stability through interactive workshops and one-on-one counseling.
  • Social Justice
    Building racism-free spaces through community dialogues, assessment-driven group development, and advocacy.
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