To address the lack of recognition and opportunities for girls and women as leaders, The Young Women’s Leadership Council was created to provide girls with experiences that help them discover the power of their capacity for formal and informal leadership.
We must support the welfare of sex trafficking victims as they transition to a better life. The YWCA Houston is uniquely positioned to provide 24-hour emergency assessment center and housing for 15 women ages 18 and older who are victims of sex trafficking through our Wyndows Project.
There is a common misunderstanding that only the homeless face hunger. But in a city, such as Houston, it’s not always easy to make ends meet, and the number of people at risk of hunger has increased dramatically. We are proud to partner with the Houston Food Bank to distribute over 20,000 pounds of food through our Food Pantry.