Spokane PRIDE 2020

Categories: Advocacy, Community, Events
Each year in June, the Spokane community comes together to celebrate LGBTQ+ liberation during national PRIDE month. PRIDE is an annual celebration that honors the brave individuals who fought back against police raids in 1969 at the Stonewall Inn in New York. Learn more about PRIDE and the Stonewall Riots here. Going Virtual This year …

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A YWCA Client Story Of Managing Stress and Anxiety During COVID-19 Crisis

Categories: Advocacy, Success Stories
A YWCA Client Story Of Managing Stress and Anxiety During COVID-19 Crisis Kimberly, Lead Community Service Office Advocate at YWCA Spokane, shares with you a wonderful tool one of her clients created to help navigate the stress and anxiety she and her 11-year-old son are experiencing during this uncertain and unprecedented time. Take a look! …

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Offender Release Notice Due To COVID-19

Categories: Advocacy, Community, Education and Training, Other
YWCA Spokane’s Legal Advocacy Manager, Amy, shares an important announcement affecting survivors of intimate partner violence. Governor Inslee has ordered the release of some inmates throughout the Washington State prison system. These offenders are being released in order to allow for physical distancing to reduce the risk and spread of COVID-19. Offenders being released under …

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Stand Against Racism 2020 Tele-Town Hall Recap

Categories: Advocacy, Community, Education and Training, Events, Get Involved
STAND AGAINST RACISM 2020 Tele-Town hall We are so grateful to all who joined YWCA Spokane in tuning into YWCA USA’s Stand Against Racism Tele-Town Hall event! Each April, 40+ YWCA agencies across the nation host public events that engage in open and honest dialogue, with over 250,000 people, that confront stereotypes and bias as …

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