October 28, 2021

Pathways Forward: Domestic Violence In Spokane Recap

YWCA Spokane and Local Experts Chart Pathways Forward In A Talk About Domestic Violence in Spokane

Thank you to everyone who joined us for YWCA Spokane’s Pathways Forward roundtable event.

This year, YWCA Spokane launched our new Pathways Forward series to begin having progress-minded conversations as we enter the post-pandemic world. On October 27th, for our third Pathways Forward Roundtable, we hosted a discussion that brought together Domestic Violence Advocates from across Spokane to discuss what Domestic Violence is and what it looks like, how Covid-19 has impacted the Domestic Violence situation in Spokane, the barriers marginalized populations face when seeking services and safety, and more.

In a panel moderated by YWCA Spokane CEO, Jeanette Hauck, our panelists offer their perspectives on how to combat Domestic Violence in Spokane as well as what gives them hope for a better future in our city.

Learn more about our Pathways Forward series here.

Our Panelists

YWCA Spokane Is Here For You

If you or someone you know is impacted by intimate partner domestic violence, know that confidential advocates are always available through our 24hr helpline services by calling 509-326-2255, emailing help@ywcaspokane.org, or texting 509-220-3725.

To learn more about accessing additional services through YWCA Spokane during the COVID-19 pandemic, please visit ywcaspokane.org/services.

Help YWCA Spokane Raise $50,000 in Critical Funds for Survivors

This October, YWCA Spokane looks to raise $50,000 in order to ensure our free and confidential services remain available to the 16,500 women, men, children, and families who seek us out each year when they are impacted by domestic violence, homelessness, and unemployment. We are proud to announce we have raised over $32,000 this October. Will you consider making a donation to help us reach our goal?


Since 1903, we have been helping community members overcome social, economic, and personal barriers in order to accomplish their goals and achieve healthier and more fulfilling lives. Today, areas of focus include supporting victims of intimate partner domestic violence, promoting early childhood education and the economic advancement of women, and confronting racial and social justice issues that negatively impact our clients and our community. You can learn more about our impact in Spokane here.

Special Thanks To Our Key Partners

YWCA Spokane Mission Partners
Domestic Violence Action Month Partners
Organizations Shining A Light

If you would like to partner with YWCA Spokane as a sponsor of Domestic Violence Action Month next year, please contact Briana Berner at brianab@ywcaspokane.org or call 509-953-5992.

DVAM 2021:  Chalk Walk | YW Table Talk | Survive To Thrive | Pathways Forward | Business Call To Action | Donate

By: Bridget Smith

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