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YWCA of Clark County

Empower Luncheon raises audience awareness on racism, domestic violence

Friday, September 20, 2019

YWCA’s 24th annual Empower Luncheon was powerful indeed. The audience of 375 at the Sept. 12 event at the Hilton Vancouver was held spellbound by the story of abuse, courage, and a new life shared by Diana Jaramillo, a participant in the YWCA’s SafeChoice domestic violence program. They learned about the role “white people” can… Continue Reading Empower Luncheon raises audience awareness on racism, domestic violence

Caples Terrace housing complex offers independent living opportunities for young adults transitioning out of foster care.

Caples Terrace Collaboration Bridges Youth Housing Gap

Thursday, September 19, 2019

New Complex Offers Affordable Independent Living Opportunity Foster care can be a life-changing experience for many abused and neglected children. While in the foster system, children can find the structure, support, guidance, and compassion to heal from their early trauma. But imagine what happens when a child ages out of the system — and winds… Continue Reading Caples Terrace Collaboration Bridges Youth Housing Gap

Partner Highlight: Vancouver Housing Authority

Tuesday, August 13, 2019

Shelter Renovations Couldn’t Happen Without the VHA In partnership with the Vancouver Housing Authority (VHA) and Access Architecture, the SafeChoice Domestic Violence emergency shelter is looking forward to upcoming building renovations, which are set to begin in August 2019. The improvements will increase accessibility, safety, and comfort for survivors and their children escaping unsafe situations.… Continue Reading Partner Highlight: Vancouver Housing Authority