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Media Advisory

February 20, 2019

The YWCA Pueblo Will Hold a Press Conference to Unveil New Strategic Direction for the One Hundred and Six Year Old Organization.

The YWCA Pueblo will hold a press conference on February 27, 2019 at 10:00am at the Pueblo Community College to roll out their newly adopted strategic plan and announce the strategic direction for the organization over the next 3 1/2 years.

What: A press conference to unveil the YWCA Pueblo’s newly adopted strategic plan

Who: Brief remarks will be made by Samantha Nau, President of the YWCA Pueblo Board of Directors; Zelna Joseph, Executive Director of the YWCA Pueblo; and Lynette Bickley, Senior Director of the Mary Kay Foundation.

When: Wednesday, February 27, 2019 at 10:00am

Where: Pueblo Community College – Fortino Ball Room – 900 W. Orman Avenue, Pueblo, CO 81004



This press conference will unveil the YWCA Pueblo’s newly adopted strategic plan and our strategic direction for the next three and one half years. The YWCA is committed to eradicating violence against women and children. It is an incredibly ambitious goal, but we can achieve it with continued support from the community, a clear vision from leadership, and a strategic plan to guide us every step of the way.

10:00: Introduction – Setting the Scene (Samantha Nau, President YWCA Pueblo Board of Directors)

10:10: YWCA Pueblo Strategic Vision and the Potential Impact on Southern Colorado (Presenter – Zelna Joseph, YWCA Pueblo Executive Director)

10:25: Words From Community (Presenters – Jennifer Chavez, DV Task Force President and ACOVA Program Director, and Former Shelter Resident, Joe Mahoney, Catholic Charities Executive Director)

10:30: Presentation Mary Kay Foundation Check (Presenter – Lynette Bickley, Mary Kay Senior Sales Director)

10:40: Question and Answers


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The YWCA is dedicated to eliminating racism, empowering women and promoting peace, justice, freedom and dignity for all. Please visit our website at to learn more about our organization.


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