A Statement From YWCA Spokane

Categories: Advocacy, Community, Other
YWCA Spokane stands in solidarity with the condemnation of yesterday’s terroristic acts. This was an insurrection. It was a threat to the equality of every citizen of this nation. The violence and riots were intended to halt the constitutional duties of our elected officials, threatening the heart of our democracy. What happened yesterday is unacceptable. …

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YWCA Racial and Social Justice Facebook Group

Categories: Community, Education and Training, Get Involved
This year we have celebrated and mourned together through an intense period of growth and tragedy in our communities. Racial and social justice have come to the forefront after many abuses from various systems have been brought to light in the wake of George Floyd’s tragic death. Our Racial & Social Justice Committee has had …

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Reporting Hate Bias

Categories: Community, Spokane Resources
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In 2017, a Department of Justice Statistics special report found that over half of hate crimes during 2011-2015 were not reported to police. Additionally, law enforcement agencies are not mandated to report hate crimes federally, so the statistics do not fully represent the actual number of hate crime occurrences. The city of Spokane and Spokane …

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2020 WOA Carl Maxey Racial & Social Justice Award Honoree

Categories: Advocacy, Awards, Community
Nicole Jenkins-Rosenkrantz 2020 Women of Achievement Honoree ~ Carl Maxey Racial & Social Justice Award ~ Congratulations Nicole! Thank You For Living Out YWCA Spokane’s Mission As a leader and woman of color, Nicole Jenkins-Rosenkrantz knows unjust and inequitable systems firsthand. She is a dedicated and passionate activist, educator, and administrator. In her role as …

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