YWCA Director Honored With Victim Service Specialist Award

Categories: Advocacy, Awards, Community, Spokane Resources
Congratulations to Morgan Colburn, LICSW! YWCA Spokane’s Director, Morgan Colburn, was awarded Lutheran Community Services NW Victim Service Specialist Award At Their Partners In Justice 2019 Awards Event. This June at Lutheran Community Services Northwest’s annual Partners In Justice Awards ceremony held at Barrister Winery, Morgan Colburn, Director of Counseling, Advocacy, and Outreach, won the …

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About Pride

Categories: Advocacy, Community, Education and Training, Get Involved
As our Spokane community, and communities across the globe, celebrate June as Pride month, many of us may know what Pride is, but not why we celebrate it. Pride is often a source of kinship, community, and fun activities including marches and festivals. However, Pride was not always full of rainbows and parades. Pride began …

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Thank You to Spokane County United Way for your Tremendous Support!

Categories: Advocacy, Awards, Community, Donations, Fundraising, Get Involved, Impact
Thank you to the Spokane County United Way for your grant to benefit YWCA Spokane’s Advocacy and Counseling Program, as well as the Women’s Opportunity Center! Because of their amazing support, YWCA Spokane’s Advocacy Services and Women’s Opportunity Center will be able to reach more women and families in need in Spokane, while also filling …

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YWCA USA 2019 National Conference

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“Not every YWCA has a pool, but we help women when they feel like they are drowning.” —Alejandra Y. Castillo, YWCA USA CEO YWCA Spokane was thrilled to join YWCAs all over the country in Washington, DC, last week for YWCA USA’s 2019 National Conference! Over 400 attendees from across the country gathered together to DARE …

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Legal Advocacy Services Guide

Categories: Advocacy, Community, Education and Training, Get Involved
Legal terms can be tricky. Understanding the difference between a protection order and a restraining order doesn’t come up often in day-to-day life, unless your favorite crime show mentions it; however, in cases of Domestic Violence, these terms and rules can be crucial for a survivor’s safety. We receive questions often about what our legal …

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