2015 Annual Report – YWCA Spokane

Categories: Education and Training, Impact
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We are proud to provide you with the YWCA Spokane’s 2015 Annual Report. A message from our CEO, Regina Malveaux, and 2015 Board Chair, Nicole Stewart: The YWCA Spokane creates real change every day. Together we work to eliminate racism, empower women, stand up for social justice, help families, and strengthen communities. Last year was …

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Becky’s Story

Categories: Success Stories
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Becky never thought she would spend almost three years in prison. She had a great family and a typical childhood, but the events that occurred after that were not typical—not for Becky at least. “I took a wrong turn and made some really bad choices, and I ended up in prison,” Becky said. “It’s really …

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Karrin’s Story

Categories: Success Stories
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Karrin was newly divorced and in a new relationship with someone who had a substance abuse problem. She said his addiction exasperated the domestic violence that began, “His background probably led to the abuse along with all those things you don’t know about until it’s too late. Karrin recounts the difficulty in realizing she was …

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YWCA Spokane Opens Family Justice Center

Categories: Community
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The Family Justice Center is the new home of the five partner agencies which make up the Spokane Regional Domestic Violence Team including YWCA legal advocates, City and County law enforcement and prosecutors. For the past twelve years this coalition has worked together to help victims of domestic violence in Spokane. The team was formed …

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