YOUNG WOMENS CHRISTIAN ASSOCIATION

aka YWCA San Antonio   |   San Antonio, TX   |  www.ywcasanantonio.org

Mission

The YWCA is dedicated to eliminating racism, empowering women and promoting peace, justice, freedom and dignity for all.

Ruling year info

1938

CEO

Ms. Francesca Rattray

Main address

503 Castroville Road

San Antonio, TX 78237 USA

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EIN

74-1143135

NTEE code info

YMCA, YWCA, YWHA, YMHA (P27)

Youth Development Programs (O50)

Public, Society Benefit - Multipurpose and Other N.E.C. (W99)

IRS filing requirement

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Programs and results

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Our programs

SOURCE: Self-reported by organization

What are the organization's current programs, how do they measure success, and who do the programs serve?

Early Care and Education for Children

The YWCA San Antonio's Olga Madrid Center provides childcare to 240 children annually, allowing their caregivers to pursue educational and workforce goals.    2) the After School Challenge Program, which provides enrichment activities to 750 elementary and middle school children in 2 San Antonio public school districts.

Population(s) Served

The YWCA San Antonio offers programming for at risk youth. The Teen Volunteer Program is a leadership initiative that encourages 370 teens each year to volunteer in the community to acquire work skills and explore career interests.

 

Mi Carrera is a drop-out prevention program serving 180 teen girls through activities that encourage self-exploration and goal setting.

Population(s) Served

Economic empowerment is one of the hallmark initiatives of the YWCA.  The YWCA San Antonio operates several programs in the area of financial strengthening for individuals and families.
Ventanillas de Asesoria Financiera , with the Consulate General of Mexico, provides education on healthy financial habits such as savings; access to reliable financial services in the U.S.,; tax payment; credit for house, car, other purchases; and budgeting. 
 
The Volunteer Income Tax Assistance (VITA) Program provides free income tax preparation services to 4,000 low income families annually, resulting in over $7 million in refunds returned to the community.

Population(s) Served

The YWCA San Antonio offers health and wellness services for medically underserved and at risk populations.  The ENCOREplus Program provides referral services and education on early detection of breast cancer to 1,500 medically underserved women annually.  As part of breast cancer awareness activities, the agency hosts "Thnk Pink in October", an annual community health fair held in conjunction with Breast Cancer Awareness month.  The event features workshops, screenings, low cost mammograms, and nutrition education. 

 

The YWCA San Antonio's Postive Youth Development (PYD) program organizes sports activities for 400 children between the ages of 4 and 12 to promote social  and character advancement.  In additionm PYD teaches children the importance of a health life style.

 

The YWCA San Antonio's Senior Connection Program enhances the physical and mental health of 230 older adults annually through exercise activities, workshops and field trips.

Population(s) Served

Racial justice is embedded in the mission of the YWCA USA.  The YWCA implements racial justice with other YWCA's across the country in an annual "Stand Against Racism", a day long event where local communities sponsor activities to highlight the issue of racism and commit to working toward its elimination. In addition, YWCA is exploring Racial Justice Programming and Community Forums to begin programming in 2019.

Population(s) Served

Where we work

Financials

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Operations

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YOUNG WOMENS CHRISTIAN ASSOCIATION

Board of directors
as of 1/10/2020
SOURCE: Self-reported by organization
Board chair

Susannah Munro

University of Texas at San Antonio

Term: 2016 - 2016

Amber Dodds

Bracewell & Giuliani, Attorney

Sona Ramirez

Ogletree Deakins, Attorney

Dr. Sharon Michael-Chadwell

University of Phoenix, Dean Campus College of Education

Marisa Resendez

Beirne, Maynard & Parsons, Attorney

Board leadership practices

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  • Board orientation and education
    Does the board conduct a formal orientation for new board members and require all board members to sign a written agreement regarding their roles, responsibilities, and expectations? Yes
  • CEO oversight
    Has the board conducted a formal, written assessment of the chief executive within the past year ? No
  • Ethics and transparency
    Have the board and senior staff reviewed the conflict-of-interest policy and completed and signed disclosure statements in the past year? Yes
  • Board composition
    Does the board ensure an inclusive board member recruitment process that results in diversity of thought and leadership? Yes
  • Board performance
    Has the board conducted a formal, written self-assessment of its performance within the past three years? No