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YWCA among groups addressing systemic racism at County listening sessions

Thursday, July 30, 2020

Following is a press release issued by the Clark County Council describing a series of listening sessions on systemic racism. Two representatives from YWCA Clark County are scheduled to be among those addressing the council Friday, July 31. The Clark County Council and partner agencies YWCA Clark County, NAACP Vancouver, SW WA LULAC, and Clark… Continue Reading YWCA among groups addressing systemic racism at County listening sessions

Sherri Falkner: Outgoing board president loves telling YWCA story!

Tuesday, July 28, 2020

In her final months as president, YWCA’s board of directors faced major challenges Sherri Falkner, YWCA Clark County’s outgoing board president, is a survivor of domestic violence and an outspoken advocate for vulnerable women and children. She joined the board in 2014, becoming president in 2018. A client services officer for Heritage Bank, she brings… Continue Reading Sherri Falkner: Outgoing board president loves telling YWCA story!

YWCA Community Office reopens as staff returns

YWCA Community Office reopens to public for appointments

Monday, June 22, 2020

Advocates now available at Community Office for in-person visits YWCA Clark County’s Community Office (CO) is once again open for those experiencing sexual assault or domestic violence. Staffing and office hours are limited as we navigate Clark County’s Phase 2 reopening. Phone/video advocacy continues, and we encourage program participants to continue to use these options… Continue Reading YWCA Community Office reopens to public for appointments

Memorial for George Floyd

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