ECEAP Parent Spotlight – Karmen

Categories: Advocacy, Awards, Education and Training
Spokane ECEAP Parent Wins Unsung Hero Award This award honors outstanding caregivers doing important work on behalf of children. Each February, the Seattle’s Child magazine partners with the Washington Department of Children, Youth and Families to award 28 Washington caregivers with the Unsung Hero Award. This year, a local Spokane parent, Karmen, won the award! …

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Domestic Violence & Housing Advocacy Starting Walk-ins

Categories: Advocacy, Impact, Spokane Resources
YWCA Spokane is pleased to announce that starting Monday, June 7, our Domestic Violence (DV) and Housing Advocates are accepting walk-in clients. This service will be available to survivors of intimate partner violence at our main location at 930 N Monroe St, Spokane WA 99201 on Mondays from 9:00am to 12:00pm (noon). Services can help …

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The Public Charge Ruling and Its Effects On Clients

Categories: Advocacy
Public Charge Definition: “‘Public charge’ is a ground of inadmissibility. Grounds of inadmissibility are reasons that a person could be denied a green card, visa, or admission into the United States. In deciding whether to grant some applicants a green card or a visa, an immigration officer must decide whether that person is likely to …

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2021 Visionary Leaders

Categories: Advocacy, Community, Donations, Fundraising, Get Involved
2021 Visionary Leaders To ensure YWCA Spokane meets the dynamic needs of families who walk through our doors experiencing domestic violence, homelessness and unemployment, each Visionary Leader has joined the impact circle level that is the most meaningful to them and aligns with their annual giving capacity. We are eternally grateful for the caring individuals …

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End the Violence Toolkit

Categories: Community, Education and Training, Impact, Spokane Resources
Spokane County has the highest rate of domestic violence in Washington State. Providence Health Care has awarded the Spokane Regional Domestic Violence Coalition (SRDVC) $154,500 to support the creation and implementation of the End the Violence (ETV) Toolkit for businesses. This last year has heightened the need for such a toolkit. The COVID-19 pandemic has …

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