Our mission: YWCA Pekin is dedicated to eliminating racism, empowering women and promoting peace, justice, freedom and dignity for all.
This YWCA mission statement was adopted by the General Assembly in 2009.
YWCA USA is one of the oldest and largest women's organizations in the nation, serving over 2 million women, girls, and their families. YWCA is on a mission to eliminate racism and empower women. We’ve been at the forefront of the biggest issues of the day for over 160 years, working to improve the lives of women and girls through advocacy, local programming and services.