The YWCA of Bethlehem partakes in advocacy to promote policies on the local, state, and national levels that support our mission of eliminating racism and empowering women. YWCA staff and volunteers have worked on issues including Violence Against Women, Hate Crimes, Child Care, Health Care and CEDAW. Please click on the links for more information on each issue and the YWCA's position.

If you would like to get involved with advocacy with the YWCA of Bethlehem, please contact Amber Mirza, 610-867-4669,

For more information on YWCA policies, positions, and issue fact sheets, please visit the YWCA USA's advocacy website.