Month: April 2022

Barriers to Wealth & Housing Equity

Apr 26, 2022 Comments Off on Barriers to Wealth & Housing Equity

Discrimination against home renters and buyers by landlords, sellers, and lenders on account of race, color, religion, and nationality was outlawed in the United States by the Fair Housing Act of 1968. Six years later, the federal government expanded this act to include protections for genders (and again in 1988,…

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Facing the Legacy of Redlining in Spokane

Apr 21, 2022 Comments Off on Facing the Legacy of Redlining in Spokane

What is Redlining? Redlining | A ranking system that categorizes neighborhoods as more or less impoverished largely based on the race of the residents. Government maps were created so that banks could determine where it was a “safe” bet to lend money to residents.  The Home Owners’ Loan Corporation (HOLC)…

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RSJ Spotlight: A Better Way JJJ

Apr 19, 2022 Comments Off on RSJ Spotlight: A Better Way JJJ

Racial & Social Justice Partner Spotlight Series Each month we will be spotlighting an organization or individual in our community who is putting in the work to create real and lasting change for a more equitable Spokane. Our Racial & Social Justice Partner Spotlight this April is Chauncey Jones and…

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April 2022 Updates

Apr 13, 2022 Comments Off on April 2022 Updates

Today We are Celebrating 119 Years of Dedicated Service To The Spokane Community Today is a day of reflection and gratitude for our team at YWCA Spokane. We have come a long way since the start of our agency. Take a moment to review our annual report from the previous year.…

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Celebrate Mother’s Day With Hope Stones

Apr 13, 2022 Comments Off on Celebrate Mother’s Day With Hope Stones

PURCHASE CUSTOM JEWELRY MADE BY WOMEN SERVED AT YWCA SPOKANE Pieces will be sold in the YWCA Spokane Lobby May 5th & 6th Stop by YWCA Spokane, 930 N Monroe St, Spokane, WA 99201 on May 5th or 6th between 8am – 5pm to find the perfect Mother’s Day gift…

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2022 Board of Directors

Apr 13, 2022 Comments Off on 2022 Board of Directors

We would like to take a moment to express our gratitude to our outstanding board of 21 women leaders in the Spokane community who give their time, talent, and support to help ensure this agency is able to continue to provide free and confidential services vital to over 15,000 women,…

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YWCA Spokane 2021 Annual Report

Apr 13, 2022 Comments Off on YWCA Spokane 2021 Annual Report

Together, We Create A Lasting Impact  Last year, we serve over 15,000 individuals, children, and families who are impacted by intimate partner domestic violence, homelessness, and unemployment through our free, trauma-informed, confidential programs and services. The population we serve is overwhelmingly low income and disproportionately affected by COVID-19. Women, women…

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