Rigorous Training Required of All YWCA Spokane Advocates

Categories: Advocacy, Education and Training, Other
While providing services to over 16,000 women, children, and families each year, YWCA Spokane advocates partake in a state-required, 30-hour intensive training program. In addition to holding a bachelor’s and/or master’s degree, all advocates who work in YWCA Spokane’s domestic violence shelter, legal advocacy department and counseling center undergo comprehensive training congruent with the organization’s …

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YWCA Spokane ECEAP Builds Healthy Lives for Kiddos

Categories: Advocacy, Community, Education and Training, Spokane Resources
Good health during early childhood is a necessity for kiddos to grow into well-developed adults. Health habits set during childhood are often indicators of the lifestyle these children will grow into. During these key years of development, if children do not receive the correct nutrition, immunization, or physical care, they can be exposed to disease, …

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2019 Transformations Camp – Recap and Photo Gallery

Categories: Advocacy, Community, Education and Training, Get Involved, Impact, Spokane Resources
  Thank you to all who participated in Transformations Camp 2019! This past week has been one of empowerment, celebration, and leadership for young women of color in our community. We are so grateful to all these young women for joining our program- and we are so proud of them for their tremendous growth and …

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About Pride

Categories: Advocacy, Community, Education and Training, Get Involved
As our Spokane community, and communities across the globe, celebrate June as Pride month, many of us may know what Pride is, but not why we celebrate it. Pride is often a source of kinship, community, and fun activities including marches and festivals. However, Pride was not always full of rainbows and parades. Pride began …

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YWCA USA 2019 National Conference

Categories: Advocacy, Awards, Community, Education and Training, Events, Get Involved
“Not every YWCA has a pool, but we help women when they feel like they are drowning.” —Alejandra Y. Castillo, YWCA USA CEO YWCA Spokane was thrilled to join YWCAs all over the country in Washington, DC, last week for YWCA USA’s 2019 National Conference! Over 400 attendees from across the country gathered together to DARE …

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