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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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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Youth Leadership Council

Categories: Community, Education and Training, Get Involved, Impact
YWCA Spokane Hosted Youth Leadership Council (YLC). What Is YLC YLC is a diverse, youth-led group, that stands to uphold leadership, promote change, and raise awareness about teen dating violence within the Spokane community. YLC Mission & Vision The Youth Leadership Council’s mission is to promote healthy relationships, to shift the culture around violence and …

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