Host: Alejandra Y. Castillo
Guests: Celinda Lake and Catherine Beane
In this episode of “Organize Your Butterflies,” YWCA USA CEO Alejandra Y. Castillo chats with Celinda Lake, CEO, Lake Research Partners, and Catherine Beane, Vice President of Public Policy and Advocacy, YWCA USA about the YWomenVote survey findings and implications for the 2020 election. They discuss the importance of data driven knowledge leading into the 2020 election cycle, trends on the macro landscape such as prioritizing issues for women such as: climate change, gun violence and mass shootings, and gender-based discrimination.
YWomenVote is a national survey of women in the United States that explores their economic, health, gender-based violence, workplace equity, and racial justice concerns and priorities. YWomenVote frames a clear women’s agenda for the next Congress and presidential administration and will guide YWCA’s largest-ever civic engagement initiative to deliver on women’s enthusiasm for change.
For more information, be sure to follow Celinda Lake on Twitter @celindalake and Catherine Beane @CathVBeane!
YWCA Greater Miami-Dade is spotlighted on this episode of Organize Your Butterflies. Alejandra chats with YWCA Greater Miami-Dade CEO Kerry Ann Royes. They discuss how YWCA Greater Miami-Dade is investing in the lives of the women and girls that they serve and how she works to ensure that their business model is positioned for long-term sustainability and accessibility. For those looking to get involved, there is always opportunity to donate your time, talent, or treasure! To stay in the loop on all things YWCA Greater Miami-Dade be sure to follow them on Twitter @YWCAMIAMI.
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