Women Out Of Poverty Initiative
Because our economy should work for everyone.
Tucson is the fifth poorest city in the United States. Every single day women in this community are fighting hard to give themselves and their familes a better life.
We're here to help.
Making WOOPI Happen is No Joke
Women, especially those with children and/or women of color, suffer most in depressed economies. But they are also an important part of the solution. The most recent research shows:
Women multiply the investments made in them by extending benefits to the whole community.
On average women reinvest a higher percentage of their income into the family compared to men (as much as 90% -vs- 35%). As businesses become more gender diverse, productivity and innovation increase, which has a positive impact on sales revenue, market growth, profits and shareholder returns. And projections show women-owned business will account for one-third of the new jobs created by 2018.
At the YWCA , making WOOPI happen is a 3-part strategy:
Making Tucson and Pima County a better place for women will make it a better place for all. Your support will make WOOPI happen. Click here to give. Thank you!