2024 Self-Care Summit for Youth

Categories: Community, Events, Success Stories
This January we held our second annual self-care summit for youth in Spokane.  The Self-Care Summit (previously called Transformations Self-Care Celebrations) is a special one day conference for youth that is provided through a partnership between YWCA Spokane and SWAG (Strong Women Achieving Greatness). The summit is  centered on promoting and encouraging self-care among youth, …

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2023 Community Engagement Impact Report

Categories: Education and Training, Impact
A New Department Focused on Impact Founded in 2022, YWCA Spokane’s Community Engagement Department was created to help promote community collaboration and action that furthers the mission of the agency. After a year of growing and learning, the department is proud to share how their work has helped prevent future harm in our community. This …

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2023 Transformations Camp – Camp 1 Recap

Categories: Impact, Success Stories
Transformations Camp – July 2023 This past July, we held our first Transformations Camp of the summer and it was a beautiful success! This week-long empowerment camp is tailored for young women of color ages 11 to 16. Throughout the camp, participants forged strong connections, nurtured self-acceptance, explored the true sense of belonging, and gained …

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Recap | February Pathways Forward: Prevention Efforts

Categories: Advocacy, Community, Education and Training, Events, Get Involved, Impact, Spokane Resources
LOCAL EXPERTS JOIN YWCA SPOKANE TO DISCUSS PREVENTION EFFORTS FOR YOUTH During Teen Domestic Violence Awareness Month, YWCA Spokane was joined by Citlalli Briseño, Program Supervisor for Mujeres in Action, and Kami LaMoreaux, Violence Prevention Coordinator for Spokane Regional Domestic Violence Coalition, to speak about their work with young people. Hosted by Lizbeth Reyes, YWCA …

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TDVAM 2023

Categories: Community, Education and Training, Events, Impact, Other
Every February, a month long national initiative takes place to bring awareness to teen dating violence. Similar to intimate partner domestic violence, teen dating violence can take on many different forms and has a significant impact on our community. When we think about abuse, physical abuse is the first form to come to mind but …

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