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


Our goal is to provide comprehensive and compassionate advocacy for women through quality services and community activism.

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2019 Board of Directors

President – Laurie McGehee Vice President – Angelique Feaster Evans Treasurer – Marsha Millican Secretary – Kate Pedrotty Arielle Clark Penny Durham Tara Hammack  Hillary George Anne Jenkins Judy Lenert Judy Madison Nell Shehee Erica Thomas Valerie Thomas-White Melva Williams,…

Dialogue on Race

From time to time the YWCA in Northwest Louisiana will be offering the Dialogue on Race Louisiana Original Series. Each Original Series session, except for the first one, is a structured, two-hour weekly dialogue limited to 10 to 15 participants….

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Get ready for our Women Who Care, Share luncheon

YWCA NWLA is pleased to announce Pamela Brown will be the keynote speaker for its fifth annual Women Who Care, Share luncheon. The luncheon is slated for Thursday, August 22, 2019. As a special agent with DEA, Pamela’s work included…

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