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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Resilience Exemplified: A Client Story

Categories: Impact, Success Stories
Resilience exemplified: a client story Finding peace, meaning, and connection after trauma can be extremely challenging. Survivors of domestic violence do it every day. At YWCA Spokane, we support them along their individiual journey. Check out this survivor’s story, read by this survivor’s advocate! Confidentiality Notice Please note, the story shared was written by a …

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Together we give – #GivingTuesday 2020 is December 1!

Categories: Community, Donations, Fundraising, Other
YWCA Spokane’s work is important all year around, but right now it’s more critical than ever. As COVID cases surge, women who need to escape an abusive partner are left with fewer options to leave. Our crisis hotline, legal services and childcare center are busy as women and families seek our help. When we are …

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Thank You For Taking The Challenge

Categories: Community, Education and Training, Fundraising
Thank You For Joining YWCA For Our Learn & Give Challenge It is our hope that you walk away with a deeper sense of what survivors go through, what resources are available, and how you can help. Change Requires Action From All Of Us Domestic Violence is a community issue that requires a community response. …

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Ending Violence Against All Womxn

Categories: Education and Training
Womxn and Violence When we discuss ending violence against women, we must use an intersectional lens that includes all women. The term “womxn” is often used to encompasses a broad range of identities for those who identify as women, which includes transgender women, non-binary, gender non-conforming, and gender-fluid individuals. LGBTQ+ Individuals and Intimate Partner Domestic …

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