2018 Law Enforcement Appreciation Breakfast @ YWCA Spokane
Aug 23 @ 8:00 am – 9:30 am

YWCA Spokane Thanks Local Officers and Detectives For Improving The Lives of Domestic Violence Survivors At Annual Law Enforcement Appreciation Breakfast

On Thursday, August 23, 2018, 8:00am – 9:30am, YWCA Spokane will hold their 5th annual Law Enforcement Appreciation Breakfast at YWCA Spokane, 930 N Monroe St, Spokane, WA 99201.

Each year local officers and detectives are nominated based on their professionalism, compassion, and contributions that have had a positive and lasting impact on the lives of survivors of domestic violence. Chosen through a selection process by the staff at YWCA Spokane, award honorees will be disclosed during the breakfast celebration.

YWCA Spokane is proud to honor the vital work of local Spokane law enforcement who have gone above and beyond the call of duty to support survivors of domestic violence and promote healthy and safe relationships.

“We understand that responding to a domestic violence call is one of the most dangerous calls an officer responds to,” says Ashley Ceresa, YWCA Spokane Director of Legal Services. “We are honored to acknowledge that our work at YWCA is stronger due to our partnership with the Spokane County Sheriff’s Office and the Spokane Police Department.”


Reducing family trauma and violence has been selected as Spokane’s top community concern. Domestic Violence is the number one call to law enforcement in Spokane County. YWCA Spokane collaborates with community organizations, businesses, and local, state, and federal government agencies and programs in order to educate our community, end the silence with domestic violence, and create a climate of accountability. YWCA invites individuals and organizations to join them on their mission to address this problem, which affects our families, our community, and our economic health.

To learn more about YWCA Spokane’s local “End The Silence” campaign, contact Nicole Nimens, YWCA Spokane Community Educator and Outreach Coordinator, at or call 509-789-9290.


YWCA Spokane would like to express sincere gratitude to staff members, law enforcement, volunteers, and to valued sponsors who are making this event possible: Hello Sugar, Hooked on Photography by Nicole, Indaba Coffee Roasters, Couple of Chefs Catering, and Event Rents.

Spokane Women+s March @ Spokane Convention Center
Jan 19 @ 10:00 am – 3:00 pm
Spokane Women+s March @ Spokane Convention Center

Join YWCA Spokane in marching for the rights and equality of all people! Members of our organization will be marching to show our support of promoting peace, justice, dignity, and freedom for all.

Along with marching, our Community Education and Outreach Coordinator, Nicole Nimens, along with other YWCA Spokane advocates will be present to teach about our mission of eliminating racism, empowering women, and creating a safe and healthy community for all people. We will have materials for people of all age groups, and are happy to provide any resources needed. Stop by our booth and speak with an advocate about the ways you can help end violence in our community, about teaching kiddos principles of healthy relationships, or simply to learn more about our mission!

For more information about this event, please contact the Women+s March organizers at

Women+s March 2019 Mission Statement:
In alignment with the National Women’s March platform, we adopt the unity principles related to Reproductive Rights, LGBTQIA Rights, Workers’ Rights, Civil Rights, Disability Rights, Immigration Rights, Environmental Justice, and Ending Violence.
To support and honor these principles, Women+s March Spokane endeavors to harness the power of diverse women in our community to create transformative social change; promote civil rights for every human regardless of age, gender, race, sexual orientation, ethnicity, ability, religion, housing or economic status; amplify the work of community leaders and organizations to educate, mobilize, dialogue and engage our community in collective action to advance justice, equity, freedom, and inclusion.

Partners In Progress – 2019 Annual Meeting @ McKinstry Co.
Mar 27 @ 8:30 am – 9:30 am

Partners in Progress 2019

YWCA Spokane cordially invites the public to attend our Partners In Progress annual meeting held Wednesday, March 27th, 2018 from 8:30am – 9:30am at the historic SIERR building at McKinstry.

Friends, partners, and supporters of YWCA Spokane’s mission are encouraged to join in a celebration of the agency’s 116th birthday, a reflection of successes in 2018, and an acknowledgment of the organization’s Shining Star award honorees: staff, volunteers, and community partners who made an outstanding contribution in the previous year.

Highlights from Last Year’s Meeting

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