Youth Leadership Council

Categories: Community, Education and Training, Get Involved
YWCA Spokane is proud to announce our new 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 …

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World YWCA Council

Categories: Awards, Education and Training, Other, Success Stories
YWCA Spokane is proud to announce that one of our valued team members, Kate Sowers, has recently been awarded a scholarship to join the World YWCA Council. Kate, who currently supports our local agency as the Development Coordinator, is excited to travel to Johannesburg, South Africa this November to come together with YWCA representatives from …

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Expressive Arts For Survivors 2019

Categories: Donations, Education and Training
You Matter and Matter Absolutely Once a week, tucked in the safety of our YWCA building in downtown Spokane, Teresa, a facilitator in YWCA Spokane’s Women’s Opportunity Center, leads a group for women called Expressive Arts Group For Survivors where survivors of intimate partner violence use art as a tool for self-care. With the bright …

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Meeting With Spokane City Council

Categories: Community, Education and Training
On Thursday, October 24th, 2019, representatives from YWCA Spokane had the opportunity to meet with members of the Spokane City Council to discuss our longtime partnership with the City, the current overwhelming issue of family violence and trauma within Spokane, and YWCA Spokane’s vital programs and services. “It is absolutely vital that the decision-makers of …

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Cupcakes and Champagne 2019 Recap

Categories: Advocacy, Awards, Community, Education and Training, Events, Impact
To kick-off Domestic Violence Action Month, YWCA Spokane Staff, Board Members, and Mission Partners gathered together at the Steam Plant to launch our local End The Silence campaign this October. Purple Everywhere Together we watched the Steam Plant’s stacks turn purple in support of Domestic Violence Action Month. This will be the start of many …

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