New young women in the YWCA a manual for mobilizing young women in the YWCA through a self-renewal program process by Faye Aaker

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Published by National Board, YWCA in New York .

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Statementprepared by Faye Aaker
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Pagination130 p. :
Number of Pages130
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Open LibraryOL14553662M

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