Progress Minded Community Conversations
Pathways Forward is a free, virtual, educational, roundtable discussion series designed to pave a path forward by engaging the community in conversations with local experts, leaders, and YWCA staff members.
YWCA Spokane is dedicated to eliminating racism, empowering women, standing up for social justice, helping families, and strengthening communities. With our Pathways Forward discussions we work to engage the community in learning about current issues affecting our work and mission, and empower everyone to make change.
- Prevention Efforts for Youth
- Week Without Violence: Centering Survivors
- Domestic Violence & LGBTQ+ Identities
- Domestic Violence Awareness & Action In Spokane
- Kids, COVID, Caregivers & Trauma: A Road To Recovery
- Women’s Empowerment and Economic Advancement
Prevention Efforts For Youth
During Teen Domestic Violence Awareness Month, YWCA Spokane was joined by Citlalli Briseño, Program Supervisor for Мужики в действии, and Kami LaMoreaux, Violence Prevention Coordinator for Региональная коалиция по борьбе с домашним насилием в Спокане, to speak about their work with young people. Hosted by Lizbeth Reyes, YWCA Spokane’s Prevention Coordinator, all three spoke about challenges they face and what brings them joy in their work, as well as additional resources and how each one of us can advocate for prevention work.
Week Without Violence: Centering Survivors
During this year’s Неделя без насилия, YWCA Spokane was joined by Sarah Dixit, Public Affair Manager of Planned Parenthood of Greater Washington & North Idaho, and Gonzaga Law Professor Mary Path Truethart, to engage with the community in a progress-minded conversation about how domestic violence survivors have been impacted by recent legislative changes.
Domestic Violence & LGBTQ+ Identities
YWCA Spokane sat down with community leaders to have a progress minded community conversation about the misconceptions and facts around experiences of LGBTQ+ individuals experiencing domestic violence.
YWCA в Спокане и местные эксперты намечают дальнейшие шаги в разговоре о домашнем насилии в Спокане
На панели, которую модерирует генеральный директор YWCA Spokane, Жанетт Хаук, наши участники предлагают свои взгляды на то, как бороться с домашним насилием в Спокане, а также на то, что дает им надежду на лучшее будущее в нашем городе.
Местные эксперты и YWCA Spokane Chart предлагают дальнейшие пути для детей и воспитателей
In a panel moderated by YWCA Spokane CEO, Jeanette Hauck, our panelists offered possible solutions for caregivers, educators, and others to consider as we explore what our post-pandemic lives will look like.
Local Experts and YWCA Spokane Chart Pathways Forward from the 2020 Shecession
Thank you to everyone who joined us for YWCA Spokane’s inaugural Pathways Forward roundtable event!
In March 2021, we launched a new virtual education series focused on providing progress-minded conversation about issues facing our community. The first discussion addressed the Shecession taking place in Spokane and across the nation. ‘Shecession’ is a term used to refer to the current COVID-19 recession which has shown to predominately affects women. Moderated by YWCA Spokane CEO, Jeanette Hauck, our panelists offered possible solutions for women, employers, and community members to consider as we explore what our post-pandemic lives will look like.