Mission and Vision

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Mission:  YWCA Duluth is dedicated to the elimination of racism, empowering women and promoting peace, justice, freedom, and dignity for all.

Vision:  YWCA Duluth is recognized as a collaborative leader and catalyst for community change focused on the empowerment of women and girls and the elimination of racism.

Core Values:

Justice – we believe, and work to create, an equitable community that values the worth of all women and girls

Social Change – we participate in efforts that make a significant impact on societal attitudes, behaviors, policies and laws to advance economic, political and gender and racial equity

Empowerment/Freedom – we believe all women and girls have the right to define themselves and their own lives as they see fit

Inclusion – we work towards the full participation of ALL women and girls in every level of our organization and community

Collaboration – we believe that by working together we can accomplish more and have greater results

This YWCA mission statement was adopted by the General Assembly in 2009.