The YW Speaks

Get informed. Get inspired. Get involved.

The YW Speaks series is an opportunity for us to share our expertise, passion, and knowledge with one another. All events are FREE and open to the public. (Donations greatly appreciated!) Members attend paid events for free or receive a membership discount.  For more information about the sessions, please contact Liane Hernandez at or call 520-884-7810 x111. 



Applying for a Mortgage
Saturday, November 15, 2014

Open to the Public - FREE

This class focuses on the steps of applying for a mortgage.  Learn about how to prepare to apply for a mortgage, the different types of mortgage financing options, federal regulations and how they can impact your home buying process and resources available to perspective home buyers.

Follow-up Session: Tuesday, November 18, 2014 6:00-7:30pm 


 Imprisonment Policy: A Crime Against Our Community
Wednesday,  December 10, 2014

Open to the Public - FREE

Join us for a panel discussion on the history of the incarceration policies in the US and Arizona.  Learn how current policies impact and oppress our community and what might be done to bring positive change.  Panel Presenters are Tom Litwicki, M.Ed, CEO of Old Pueblo Community Services and Caroline Isaacs, MSW, Program Director of Arizona American Friends Service Committee.


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Presenters for the YW Speaks series are resident experts, community members, and special guests. If you would like to give a YW Speaks presentation, click here to submit a proposal.