Events

2024 Equity for All – Recap

Apr 29, 2024 Comments Off on 2024 Equity for All – Recap

Thank you for joining this courageous conversation! Last Thursday, April 25th, we hosted Equity for All at the Hive with a distinguished panel of maternal health community leaders. Over 120 people attended either in person or online, creating a powerful atmosphere. Before the panel, we had a musical duo perform…

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Celebrate Mother’s Day with Hope Stones Jewelry

Apr 4, 2024 Comments Off on Celebrate Mother’s Day with Hope Stones Jewelry

Custom Jewelry Made by Women at YWCA will be sold in our Lobby May 2nd & 3rd to benefit our Safe Shelter What: Hope Stones Mother’s Day Jewelry Sale – find the perfect Mother’s Day gift for the mothers in your life. When: May 2nd & 3rd from 9:00am –…

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YWCA Spokane’s 2024 Women of Achievement Awards Event Recap

Mar 20, 2024 Comments Off on YWCA Spokane’s 2024 Women of Achievement Awards Event Recap

Women of Achievement Awards 2024 Honorees | 2024 Keynote Speaker | Event Sponsorship | Nominations for 2025 Update April 2024:  This year, we set a goal to raise $100,000 in the room the day of Women of Achievement – Something we’d never done before. At the end of the event, after we…

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Recap | Pathways Forward: Youth Self-Regulation

Feb 23, 2024 Comments Off on Recap | Pathways Forward: Youth Self-Regulation

A conversation about self-regulation and social emotional learning centered on youth. View Recording On February 21, 2024, Caroline Mark (YWCA Spokane) moderated a powerful Pathways Forward conversation, between Rumyana Kudeva (SRHD) and Jaime Stacy (SWAG), about self-regulation and social emotional learning centered on youth. During their time together, they shared…

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2024 Self-Care Summit for Youth

Jan 22, 2024 Comments Off on 2024 Self-Care Summit for Youth

This January we held our second annual self-care summit for youth in Spokane.  The Self-Care Summit (previously called Transformations Self-Care Celebrations) is a special one day conference for youth that is provided through a partnership between YWCA Spokane and SWAG (Strong Women Achieving Greatness). The summit is  centered on promoting…

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2024 Women of Achievement Honorees

Jan 16, 2024 Comments Off on 2024 Women of Achievement Honorees

Event Info | 2024 Keynote Speaker | Nominations |  Event Sponsorship | Become a Table Captain  YWCA SPOKANE IS PROUD TO ANNOUNCE THE 2024 WOMEN OF ACHIEVEMENT AWARD HONOREES These 8 outstanding local women will be honored in the community throughout February and March, leading up to YWCA Spokane’s 42nd Annual Women of Achievement Awards Ceremony…

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Announcing the 2024 Women of Achievement Keynote Speaker: Margaret Mitchell

Jan 11, 2024 Comments Off on Announcing the 2024 Women of Achievement Keynote Speaker: Margaret Mitchell

WOA 2024 | Honorees |Nominations |  Event Sponsorship | Become a Table Captain  “Like all YWCA leaders, I believe in a world where all women and girls, especially women and girls of color, are free from racism and sexism, experience justice and equity, and are able to thrive.” – Margaret Mitchell We are proud to announce…

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Hope for the Holidays 2023 Recap

Dec 11, 2023 Comments Off on Hope for the Holidays 2023 Recap

YWCA Spokane’s 2023 Hope for the Holidays adopt-a-family wish list program was a great success this year! Thank you sincerely to our caring community for helping create a special holiday season for the families we serve.

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2024 Self-Care Summit

Dec 8, 2023 Comments Off on 2024 Self-Care Summit

Youth 11-17yrs old can register for the waitlist today for this year’s Self-Care Summit! A special once a year self-care celebration event centered around young women of color. A Transformative event brought to you through a partnership between SWAG (Strong Women Achieving Greatness) and YWCA Spokane. This event centers a…

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A Holiday Message From Paetin and YWCA Spokane

Nov 15, 2023 Comments Off on A Holiday Message From Paetin and YWCA Spokane

Below is a special holiday message from Paetin, an adorable 8-year-old Spokane resident and friend to YWCA Spokane. Each year YWCA Spokane’s Hope for the Holiday wishlist program supports those impacted by domestic violence, homelessness, and unemployment. Please consider adopting a family’s wishlist and make the holidays shine a little brighter.…

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Hope For The Holidays 2023

Nov 1, 2023 Comments Off on Hope For The Holidays 2023

Join us for YWCA’s 8th Annual Hope for the Holidays Adopt-A-Family Wish list Program The holiday season is a time for celebration, love, and giving. Unfortunately, not everyone has the means to experience the joy that comes with it. Your generous contribution to Hope for the Holidays will directly impact…

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Recap | Pathways Forward: Digital Abuse & DV

Oct 25, 2023 Comments Off on Recap | Pathways Forward: Digital Abuse & DV

A discussion on how digital abuse impacts survivors of domestic violence and tips for prevention 2 min. read VIEW RECORDING On October 18th, as part of our Domestic Violence Action Month campaign, we held a Pathways Forward discussion on the tactics and impacts of digital abuse with Émilie St-Pierre (Future…

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2023 Transformations Camp – Camp 1 Recap

Aug 14, 2023 Comments Off on 2023 Transformations Camp – Camp 1 Recap

Transformations Camp – July 2023 This past July, we held our first Transformations Camp of the summer and it was a beautiful success! This week-long empowerment camp is tailored for young women of color ages 11 to 16. Throughout the camp, participants forged strong connections, nurtured self-acceptance, explored the true…

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An Evening in Tuscany 2023 Event Recap

Aug 4, 2023 Comments Off on An Evening in Tuscany 2023 Event Recap

A record-breaking event Because Of Friends Like YOU! Together we raised a net of over $160,000 at An Evening In Tuscany 2023 After a night of laughter and music, we are left filled with gratitude and awe for the support that was shown at An Evening in Tuscany 2023. The…

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Recap | July Pathways Forward: Disability Pride

Jul 13, 2023 Comments Off on Recap | July Pathways Forward: Disability Pride

LOCAL EXPERTS JOIN YWCA SPOKANE TO delve into intersectionality of disability & LGBTQ+ identities >1 min. read content warning: mention of suicide VIEW RECORDING I am grateful Erin and Misha of Inland Northwest Disability Experience shared their time, expertise, and experiences with us for our July Pathways Forward event that…

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2023 Equity For All – Recap

May 2, 2023 Comments Off on 2023 Equity For All – Recap

2023 Equity for all recap Thank you to everyone who joined us for YWCA Spokane’s annual courageous conversation. Last Friday, April 28th, we hosted this year’s Equity For All event at the Woman’s Club of Spokane with a panel discussion led by key experts in the mental health field. Participants…

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Celebrating 120 Years At Our Annual Meeting

Apr 14, 2023 Comments Off on Celebrating 120 Years At Our Annual Meeting

Happy 120th Birthday YWCA Spokane! Yesterday, on April 13th (YWCA Spokane’s official birthday) from 3-5pm in the beautifully remodeled Central Library meeting space downtown, we gathered with our staff, board, volunteers, and community partners for YWCA Spokane’s Partners In Progress Annual Meeting.  Each year, we hold this public meeting to…

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Thriving Now – Recap

Apr 7, 2023 Comments Off on Thriving Now – Recap

A Conversation on domestic violence On April 5th, 2023, YWCA Spokane hosted a conversation on domestic violence with Askia Underwood, a domestic violence survivor recently featured in Uncovered: The Secrets We Hide. Watch Askia’s story here. Thriving Now is a powerful first-hand account of how domestic violence can turn someone’s…

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Women of Achievement 2023 Event Recap

Mar 13, 2023 Comments Off on Women of Achievement 2023 Event Recap

Women of Achievement Alumnae attending the 2023 luncheon. Together, with the support of our guests and event sponsors, we raised over $330,000 at YWCA Spokane’s 41st year of the Women of Achievement Awards Luncheon. On Thursday, March 9th, 2023, YWCA Spokane gathered together with 1,000 amazing friends and supporters from…

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Recap | February Pathways Forward: Prevention Efforts

Feb 10, 2023 Comments Off on Recap | February Pathways Forward: Prevention Efforts

LOCAL EXPERTS JOIN YWCA SPOKANE TO DISCUSS PREVENTION EFFORTS FOR YOUTH During Teen Domestic Violence Awareness Month, YWCA Spokane was joined by Citlalli Briseño, Program Supervisor for Mujeres in Action, and Kami LaMoreaux, Violence Prevention Coordinator for Spokane Regional Domestic Violence Coalition, to speak about their work with young people.…

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