DV Town Hall – Additional Questions and Answers

Categories: Advocacy, Community, Education and Training
This past May, YWCA Spokane partnered with local agencies and law enforcement to hold a  Domestic Violence (DV) Town Hall that helped community members understand family violence and its critical impact in our community. You can read more about the Domestic Violence End The Silence Town Hall here. The event raised many questions and concerns …

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Domestic Violence & Firearms Summit Recap

Categories: Advocacy, Impact
  “Domestic violence is the single greatest predictor of future violent crime” –David Martin, King County Prosecuting Attorney’s Office   On Tuesday, June 19, 2018 YWCA Spokane CEO Regina Malveaux provided opening remarks at the Domestic Violence and Firearms Summit hosted by the Alliance for Gun Responsibility and the Seattle based Regional Domestic Violence Firearms …

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Volunteer Spotlight – Jim

Categories: Community, Get Involved, Impact
YWCA Spokane would like to express our sincere gratitude to Jim through this month’s Volunteer Spotlight. Jim Vernon first came to YWCA Spokane as an event volunteer for 2017’s Spring Fling Champagne Brunch and Silent Auction.  Having recently moved to the west coast from Ohio, he was looking for something meaningful he could do to occupy his time.  Jim blew …

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Looking Back at 2018 YWCA USA Leadership & Capacity Building Institute

Categories: Advocacy, Community, Education and Training, Events, Impact
“The energy of our YWCA leaders can be felt in the air here at the conference hotel,” YWCA Spokane CEO, Regina Malveau remarked upon her first day at this year’s YWCA USA Leadership & Capacity Building Institute (LCBI) event that took place between June 6th– June 9th in San Antonio, Texas in celebration of YWCA …

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GoodGuys Beer & Learn Recap

Categories: Advocacy, Community, Education and Training, Events, Get Involved, Impact
GoodGuys Beer & Learn was a hit! A big thank you to our GoodGuys founders Manny Hochheimer and Doug Kelley  for hosting this opportunity for men to join the movement to help end gender-based violence. Special thanks to community partners like Sheriff Knezovich for joining us and sharing sobering facts about the realities of domestic …

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