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.

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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…

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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…

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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.

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