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The Quincy YWCA is inviting community members throughout Quincy to nominate women whose professional and volunteer work supports, embodies, and complements our mission of eliminating racism, empowering women, and promoting peace, justice, freedom, and dignity for all. We are looking for women who fit the following criteria:

The Phoenix Award – A local woman who has overcome obstacles to rise from poverty to self-sufficiency or who advocates and assists others in overcoming obstacles to rise from poverty or other difficult situations.  

Woman of Social Impact Award- A local woman whose actions have had a positive, constructive impact on the social fabric of her community and well-being of individuals and families. Her work makes an impact toward youth development, racial justice, social justice, or those living in poverty.

Woman of AchievementAn extraordinary woman who has broken through to the top of their profession and promotes the advancement of women, minorities, or those living in poverty.

Contact the Quincy YWCA by phone at 217-221-9922  to nominate a local (Adams, Brown, or Pike County)  community member.