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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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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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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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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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2022 Transformations Self-Care Celebration Recap

Jan 25, 2023 Comments Off on 2022 Transformations Self-Care Celebration Recap

Join us in celebrating the success of our recent Transformations Self-Care Celebration event! Last year was a milestone year for one of our youth programs called Transformations. After a two year pause due to the pandemic, we were able to bring back our summer empowerment camp called Transformations Camp through…

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Hope For The Holidays 2022 – Recap and Photos

Dec 13, 2022 Comments Off on Hope For The Holidays 2022 – Recap and Photos

Thank You!! Hope for the Holidays 2022 was so successful thanks to the generosity by all of the amazing individuals and organizations that contributed towards this year’s adopt-a-family holiday wishlist program. This year Hope for the Holidays supported all 58 clients and families across our Women’s Opportunity Center (WOC), Early…

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Recap | October Pathways Forward: Centering Survivors

Oct 24, 2022 Comments Off on Recap | October Pathways Forward: Centering Survivors

  Local experts join ywca spokane to discuss impacts to domestic violence survivors of current legislative changes (>1 minute read)   During this year’s Week Without Violence, YWCA Spokane was joined by Sarah Dixit, Public Affair Manager of Planned Parenthood of Greater Washington & North Idaho, and Gonzaga Law Professor…

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Transformations Camp 2022

Aug 25, 2022 Comments Off on Transformations Camp 2022

Last week was a powerful week at YWCA Spokane! In partnership with SWAG (Strong Women Achieving Greatness) we held an empowerment camp called Transformations Camp. This week long camp, facilitated by Jaime Stacey, centered the experience of 11-16 year old’s who identify as young women of color. Each day the…

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An Evening in Tuscany 2022 Event Recap

Aug 1, 2022 Comments Off on An Evening in Tuscany 2022 Event Recap

It Was A Great SuccessÊBecause Of Friends Like YOU! Together we raised $110,259 at An Evening In Tuscany 2022! We are so grateful to everyone who helped YWCA Spokane reach its goal for this year’s Tuscan-themed fundraiser. With the incredible help of many friends and supporters, you came together to…

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Stand Against Racism 2022 – Recap

May 2, 2022 Comments Off on Stand Against Racism 2022 – Recap

Thank you to everyone who joined us for YWCA Spokane’s annual courageous conversation. Last Thursday, April 28th, we held Stand Against Racism 2022 and discussed Housing and Income Inequality. Participants had the option of joining us in person or attending virtually. We opened the event with a blessing, followed by…

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Women of Achievement 2022 Event Recap

Mar 28, 2022 Comments Off on Women of Achievement 2022 Event Recap

Women of Achievement Alumnae attending the 2022 luncheon. Together, with the support of our guests and event sponsors, we raised $320,000 at YWCA Spokane’s 40th year of the Women of Achievement Awards Luncheon. On Thursday, March 24th, 2022, YWCA Spokane gathered together with over 930 amazing friends and supporters from…

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