How to Support a Loved One in an Abusive Relationship

Categories: Advocacy, Community, Education and Training, Get Involved, Impact
When your friend or family member is in an abusive relationship, it can be incredibly difficult to navigate how to support them. Between keeping yourself safe and healthy, not wanting to make the situation worse, and feeling uncertain of your place in the situation, it can be a difficult process. Our advocates sat down to …

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Client Testimony – Angelic

Categories: Advocacy, Community, Education and Training, Impact, Spokane Resources, Success Stories
Thank you to Angelic for sharing your story with us! We are so thankful to Angelic for sharing her experience as a YWCA Spokane client with us. The following shares, in Angelic’s own words, how she came to YWCA Spokane and how her life has changed since she began participating in our programs.  “Coming to …

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Jackson Katz – Recap and Photo Gallery

Categories: Advocacy, Community, Education and Training, Events, Get Involved, Impact
Thank you to all who joined YWCA Spokane’s GoodGuys as we explored men’s leadership in the prevention of violence against women with speaker Jackson Katz Despite the falling snow and icy roads, the Spokane community joined YWCA Spokane’s GoodGuys for two special events with renowned educator, Jackson Katz. A public speech was provided at Gonzaga …

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Spokane Fire Department Discovers Antique YWCA Silver

Categories: Community, Donations, Events, Get Involved, Impact
Thank you to the City Spokane Fire Department for rescuing two antique safes found at YWCA Spokane’s old facility, prior to the building being demolished. Our appreciation also goes out to the current building owner, Larry Stone, for asking the Fire Department to return these pieces of YWCA’s 116-year history back to our agency. Several …

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Thank you to Premera Blue Cross for Your Impactful Gift!

Categories: Advocacy, Awards, Community, Donations, Fundraising, Get Involved, Impact
Thank you to Premera Blue Cross for your Social Impact grant! We recognize Premera’s commitment to ending intergenerational trauma, abuse, and violence. With your support, YWCA Spokane’s Alternatives to Domestic Violence Program (ADVP) will have the opportunity to appropriately train trauma-informed therapists, jointly engage non-abusing parents and children to begin breaking down the intergenerational cycle …

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