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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YWCA Director Honored With Victim Service Specialist Award

Categories: Advocacy, Awards, Community, Spokane Resources
Congratulations to Morgan Colburn, LICSW! YWCA Spokane’s Director, Morgan Colburn, was awarded Lutheran Community Services NW Victim Service Specialist Award At Their Partners In Justice 2019 Awards Event. This June at Lutheran Community Services Northwest’s annual Partners In Justice Awards ceremony held at Barrister Winery, Morgan Colburn, Director of Counseling, Advocacy, and Outreach, won the …

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HUD Proposal on Equal Access Rule May Harm LGBTQ+ People

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Recently, Housing and Urban Development (HUD) proposed a rule that would weaken protections for LGBTQ+ individuals seeking refuge in shelters or seeking housing services. This rule provides shelters and housing services with the ability to create policies that could use sex as a determinant of who can access services. From the official ruling: This proposed …

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Thank you to the Women Helping Women Fund for their Impactful Gift!

Categories: Advocacy, Awards, Community, Donations, Fundraising, Get Involved, Impact, Spokane Resources
Thank you to the Women Helping Women Fund for your grant to benefit YWCA Spokane’s Domestic Violence Safe Shelter! Because of their amazing support, YWCA Spokane’s Shelter will be able to widen its reach and provide more resources to women and families escaping situations of domestic violence. Currently, at YWCA Spokane, our Shelter accomplishes the …

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