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YWCA Clark County’s statement on George Floyd: We support racial equity

Thursday, June 4, 2020

Eliminating racism represents a core value in YWCA’s quest for equity YWCA Clark County condemns the murder of George Floyd, an unarmed black man, by Minneapolis Police. YWCA supports racial equity and, as such, we applaud the arrests of the four arresting officers. But those arrests fail to address the institutional, structural, and pervasive racism… Continue Reading YWCA Clark County’s statement on George Floyd: We support racial equity

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How YWCA supports trauma survivors during coronavirus lockdown 

Tuesday, May 26, 2020

YWCA responds to victims of trauma Clark County residents depend upon YWCA for advocacy when they have been victimized or are suffering from discrimination or neglect. This includes survivors of domestic violence, sexual assault, abuse, and others who find themselves on the wrong end of a power struggle. And that will never change. YWCA Clark… Continue Reading How YWCA supports trauma survivors during coronavirus lockdown 

YWCA Clark County Seeks Executive Director

YWCA Clark County Seeks Executive Director

Monday, April 27, 2020

Our organization is seeking a special leader. YWCA Clark County will be selecting a new Executive Director. This person will be  the top executive of our multi-service nonprofit focused on social justice advocacy. We’re seeking a strategic and collaborative Executive Director with a passion for social justice advocacy to lead our multi-service nonprofit. Please apply… Continue Reading YWCA Clark County Seeks Executive Director

Support of sexual assault survivors shifts, but continues, in this time of crisis.

Thursday, April 23, 2020

Adapting Our Care for Survivors and Victims By Laurie Schacht, director of YWCA Clark County’s Sexual Assault Program People have asked, ‘How are YWCA Clark County programs continuing to provide services during this time of isolation?’ Because we are committed to supporting the people who depend upon us for help, we have developed a new… Continue Reading Support of sexual assault survivors shifts, but continues, in this time of crisis.

YWCA is helping women doing COVID-19

COVID-19: Feeling isolated? You can still help us stop domestic violence.

Monday, March 23, 2020

How you help stop domestic violence, even with COVID-19 Dear YWCA Community, The lives and safety of women and children in our community is at stake. With the pressure and rise of violence due to stress from COVID-19, we need your help more than ever before. Here’s one example of what’s occurring in Clark County. Deranda… Continue Reading COVID-19: Feeling isolated? You can still help us stop domestic violence.

Caring for YWCA Clark County during COVID-19

Tuesday, March 17, 2020

Our physical office is closed to the public, but critical support services remain open Dear Community: Your safety is our highest priority.  Given the current situation and recommendations from the CDC and Washington public health authorities, we are enacting the following changes below through March 31st in response to the COVID-19 virus (Coronavirus) pandemic . We… Continue Reading Caring for YWCA Clark County during COVID-19