A Living Wage | Week 2 Challenge Recap

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Last week in our Stand Against Racism Challenge, we learned about A Living Wage. Whether or not you’re taking the Challenge with us, you can still learn more about how this concept comes to play in Spokane.  Take The Challenge A Living Wage v. Minimum Wage A living wage is the minimum income necessary for …

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Critical Race Theory | Week 1 Challenge Recap

Categories: Advocacy, Community

Last week in our Stand Against Racism Challenge, we learned about Critical Race Theory. Whether or not you’re taking the Challenge with us, you can still learn more about how this concept comes to play in Spokane.  Take The Challenge What is Critical Race Theory? Critical Race Theory is a lens we can use to …

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Statement on Roe v. Wade SCOTUS Draft Opinion

Categories: Advocacy, Community, Get Involved, Impact
YWCA Spokane intentionally supports the health, safety and autonomy of women, girls and marginalized genders. Our national organization, YWCA USA, has supported reproductive rights since 1967, and submitted an amicus brief in the December 2021 case Dobbs v. Jackson Women’s Health. Our staff is dedicated to helping people regain their autonomy, safety and choice, often after years …

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Stand Against Racism 2022 – Recap

Categories: Community, Events, Get Involved, Spokane Resources
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 performances of song and spoken …

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