Making a Difference: CASA works to Protect Our Most Vulnerable Children

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Making a Difference: CASA works to Protect Our Most Vulnerable Children

Wednesday, July 3, 2019

The boy, tiny for his seven years, sat quietly in the room with the adults. They were there to tell him he’d be moving — again — to yet another foster home. A new family, new neighborhood, new school, new everything. Everything except for his friend, Judy Walter. A volunteer with Clark County CASA (Court… Continue Reading Making a Difference: CASA works to Protect Our Most Vulnerable Children

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A Young Woman Doing Good

Monday, June 10, 2019

YWCA Clark County Announces Young Women of Achievement Scholarship Recipient By Emily Navarro Camas High School senior Monica Chang has been selected to receive a $1,500 Young Women of Achievement scholarship from YWCA Clark County. Throughout her high school career, Monica has consistently demonstrated strong leadership qualities that align with YWCA Clark County values. She… Continue Reading A Young Woman Doing Good

Val Joshua Justice Awardees Inspire

Friday, June 7, 2019

Each year, we recognize two people in our community who are working toward ending oppression. We are proud to announce: Abbie Bambilla will receive the 2019 Val Joshua Racial Justice Award and Asante Jackson will receive the 2019 Youth Social Justice Award. Abbie Bambilla Abbie Bamilla’s work with diversity and political advocacy is being recognized.… Continue Reading Val Joshua Justice Awardees Inspire

Stand Against Racism

A Call to Stand Against Racism

Thursday, May 16, 2019

It’s Time to Take Action By: Emily Navarro We each have our own reasons for standing against racism in this country. We may be standing against injustices toward others we see in our communities, actions and words we’ve seen or heard, or even because of situations we’ve experienced ourselves. But the fight against racism did… Continue Reading A Call to Stand Against Racism

Jessica Hewitt and Kevin Jones from Bank of America presented the check and taught “Better Money Habits” to our ILS participants

Bank of America Supports Foster Youth

Wednesday, March 13, 2019

In the summer of 2018 The Bank of America Foundation generously awarded a $10,000 grant to YWCA Clark County’s Independent Living Skills Program (ILS) for the program’s project “Fostering Independence and Workforce Development for Foster Youth.” ILS helps foster youth age 15-21 successfully transition from state-supported care to independent living. One of the ways ILS… Continue Reading Bank of America Supports Foster Youth