YWCA Calls For 2019 Women of Achievement Award Nominations

Categories: Awards, Community, Events, Fundraising, Get Involved, Impact
We are proud to announce that YWCA Spokane is now accepting nominations for the 37th Annual Women of Achievement Awards! Since 1982, YWCA Spokane has honored women who are a force for positive change in our community. Established with the goal of increasing community awareness about intimate partner domestic violence, and appreciation for the diverse …

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Bipartisan Reauthorization of VAWA

Categories: Advocacy, Community, Education and Training, Impact
We are proud to share YWCA Spokane’s CEO, Regina Malveaux, joined House Speaker Nancy Pelosi and Members of the House of Representatives at a press event on Thursday, March 7th, 2019, to introduce the bipartisan reauthorization of the Violence Against Women Act. This critical, long-term legislation reaffirms protections for all women, men, and children, and …

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How to Support a Loved One in an Abusive Relationship

Categories: Advocacy, Community, Education and Training, Get Involved, Impact
When your friend or family member is in an abusive relationship, it can be incredibly difficult to navigate how to support them. Between keeping yourself safe and healthy, not wanting to make the situation worse, and feeling uncertain of your place in the situation, it can be a difficult process. Our advocates sat down to …

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Client Testimony – Angelic

Categories: Advocacy, Community, Education and Training, Impact, Spokane Resources, Success Stories
Thank you to Angelic for sharing your story with us! We are so thankful to Angelic for sharing her experience as a YWCA Spokane client with us. The following shares, in Angelic’s own words, how she came to YWCA Spokane and how her life has changed since she began participating in our programs.  “Coming to …

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Jackson Katz – Recap and Photo Gallery

Categories: Advocacy, Community, Education and Training, Events, Get Involved, Impact
Thank you to all who joined YWCA Spokane’s GoodGuys as we explored men’s leadership in the prevention of violence against women with speaker Jackson Katz Despite the falling snow and icy roads, the Spokane community joined YWCA Spokane’s GoodGuys for two special events with renowned educator, Jackson Katz. A public speech was provided at Gonzaga …

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