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Thank You Connie and Lee Kearney

Tuesday, December 26, 2017

by Emily Ostrowski At YWCA Clark County we are fortunate to benefit from the help and support of national and local organizations, community sponsors, and individuals who donate their time and financial assistance to helping us eliminate racism, empower women and promote peace, justice, freedom and dignity for all. Connie and Lee Kearney are two… Continue Reading Thank You Connie and Lee Kearney

We Stand With Dreamers

Saturday, December 2, 2017

by Emily Ostrowski In September of this year the Trump Administration announced it would be ending the Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals Program, otherwise known as DACA. This program, enacted five years earlier by President Obama, protected 800,000 young undocumented immigrants who were brought to the United States as children from deportation. Now that DACA has been… Continue Reading We Stand With Dreamers

Thank You Bank of America for Supporting Survivors

Friday, December 1, 2017

by Emily Ostrowski YWCA Clark County’s SafeChoice Domestic Violence Program works around the clock to help survivors of domestic abuse escape dangerous situations, and offers women, children, and families safe and stable housing both on a temporary and long-term basis. It is vital, life-saving work, and it is something we could not do alone. We rely not… Continue Reading Thank You Bank of America for Supporting Survivors

Lost in Transition: How Our Independent Living Skills Program Empowers Foster Youth

Wednesday, September 27, 2017

by Emily Ostrowski The transition from adolescence to adulthood is complicated for most everyone, however youth in foster care  face a unique set of challenges once they age out of the system. At YWCA Clark County, our Independent Living Skills (ILS) Program aims to help youth age 15-21 successfully transition from state-supported care to independent living through… Continue Reading Lost in Transition: How Our Independent Living Skills Program Empowers Foster Youth

Sponsor Spotlight: Interview with Michelle Thor of Columbia Credit Union

Tuesday, September 12, 2017

by Emily Ostrowski At YWCA Clark County we continually stress how important support from our community is in helping us live out our mission, serve the people of Clark County, and help them achieve greatness. Every contribution that is made by volunteers, grantors, sponsors, and community partners is felt and appreciated, which is why we… Continue Reading Sponsor Spotlight: Interview with Michelle Thor of Columbia Credit Union