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Keep Up The Momentum After Stand Against Racism Today, we held our annual Stand Against Racism event where we engaged in open, honest dialog with Spokane community members about racial and social justice issues. Over 400 Spokane community members registered to join our free, virtual event, and many expressed that they plan to watch the …

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ECEAP Parent Spotlight – McKyndree

Categories: Advocacy, Education and Training
Parent Advocacy Is An Important Part of ECEAP Today we would like to highlight McKyndree Rogers. McKyndree is a parent whose child was enrolled in our Early Childhood Education and Assistance Program (ECEAP). Through her family’s engagement in our program, McKyndree began to learn skills about parent advocacy including how to advocate for her children’s …

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Intimate Partner Violence vs. Domestic Violence

Categories: Advocacy, Community, Education and Training, Get Involved, Impact, Spokane Resources
Both legally and within YWCA Spokane’s operations, there is a difference between Intimate Partner Violence and Domestic Violence While they may appear to be the same thing, and certainly have much overlap, Domestic Violence and Intimate Partner Violence are two different terms with different meanings. Domestic Violence is violence that takes place within a household …

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YWCA Spokane Board of Directors’ Statement on Racial Justice

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YWCA Spokane Board of Directors’ Statement on Racial Justice Eliminating racism, empowering women and promoting peace, justice, freedom and dignity for all is the Mission of the YWCA.  As we witness the suffering in our community and our nation, we at the YWCA Spokane continue to turn to our Mission for guidance.  While most are …

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Offender Release Notice Due To COVID-19

Categories: Advocacy, Community, Education and Training, Other
YWCA Spokane’s Legal Advocacy Manager, Amy, shares an important announcement affecting survivors of intimate partner violence. Governor Inslee has ordered the release of some inmates throughout the Washington State prison system. These offenders are being released in order to allow for physical distancing to reduce the risk and spread of COVID-19. Offenders being released under …

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