A full-size gymnasium is added to the YWCA’s exercise facility.
Our new de-segregated campus opens at 3420 Park Road and includes: housing for 66 women, a kitchen, indoor pool, exercise and meeting areas, lighted tennis courts and corporate offices.
After school and summer enrichment programs are established for children whose families receive public assistance. Efforts are made to include additional federally funded childcare. The Phyllis Wheatly Branch merges with…
After WWII, YWCA arranges for vocational counseling and employment fairs for women who might become unemployed.
In light of the Great Depression, YWCA offers unemployment counseling, a job bank and areas where women can practice typing.
YWCA’s first swimming pool was built at the East Trade Street facility.
YWCA creates the Business Women’s Employment Council to assist women in their work efforts during WWI. YWCA opens Charlotte’s first childcare center at Highland Park Mill. The Phyllis Wheatly Branch…
YWCA moves to East Trade Street. Further opportunities are created for women to learn about law, city government, banking, nursing and sales. Later, an employment bureau for women is established.