Women’s History Month – March 2019

Categories: Advocacy, Community, Impact, Other
On Monday, March 4th, the Spokane City Council presented YWCA Spokane Lead CSO Advocate and Therapist, Jessica Sams, with a proclamation declaring March as Women’s History Month. This proclamation was signed by Mayor David Condon to officially recognize this historic month. City Councilwoman and YWCA Spokane Board Member, Kate Burke, delivered the proclamation, saying: “Whereas …

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YWCA Spokane eNews – March

Categories: Community, Education and Training, Events, Fundraising, Get Involved, Impact
April eNews | May eNews Amazing Things Have Been Happening at YWCA Spokane! March is lining to be an impactful month of celebration, new beginnings, and looking forward. This month, we will host our Annual Partners in Progress Meeting at McKinstry; launch our brand new Love the Shelter campaign; partner with local organizations to host …

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V-Day Campaign-The Vagina Monologues and 1 Billion Rising Recap

Categories: Advocacy, Community, Donations, Fundraising, Get Involved, Impact
Thank you to Gonzaga University’s Theatre and Dance Department for your benefit performance of The Vagina Monologues! On February 14th, Gonzaga University’s Theatre and Dance Department hosted a benefit performance of The Vagina Monologues to benefit our Domestic Violence Safe Shelter. Their performance consisted of Gonzaga students, faculty, staff, YWCA Spokane staff members, and community members alike. …

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Teen Dating Violence Awareness Month Recap

Categories: Advocacy, Community, Education and Training, Get Involved, Impact
Thank you to everyone who made this month a success! We are so thankful to all who helped give teens a voice this February during Teen Dating Violence (TDV) Awareness Month! Throughout February, teens sent in letters sharing their perspective on why teen dating violence needs more awareness, and what they believe the community can do …

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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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