The YWCA Berkeley/Oakland

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    The YWCA Berkeley/Oakland is a non-profit organization with the mission is to eliminate racism, develop leadership, empower women, and promote peace, justice, and freedom. The organization programs and workshops are open to all, with no religious affiliation.
    Join the YWCA Berkeley/Oakland and enjoy various activities, such as dance and fitness classes, career coaching, mentor programs, English and American culture meetings, as well as scholars speaker lectures of UC Berkeley outstanding women professors. Between activities, you can explore the changing art exhibits at the lobby and meeting rooms, and participate in special events, including the Annual Festival of Women Authors, Know Your Rights Workshop, and Free the Tampon Rally.
    The YWCA Berkeley/Oakland founded in 1889 by 17 women who wanted to provide support, community services, and leadership training to girls and women. For over 125 years, the organization established a legacy of empowering women and promoting justice for all, without religious, racial, or social bias.

    Welcome to the YWCA Berkeley/Oakland

    Take a virtual tour of our buildings, and check out our website ( for more info on our programs!
  • More Info
    Address: 2600 Bancroft Way, Berkeley, CA 94704
    Opening Hours: Office is open Monday-Friday 9 AM – 5 PM, for Program Hours check the Event Calendar. Closed on Veterans’ Day, Thanksgiving Day holiday, Winter Holiday
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