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Honoring Indigenous Peoples’ Day: October 11, 2021

Monday, October 11, 2021

Today is Indigenous Peoples’ Day, a holiday that honors the histories, cultures, contributions, and resilience of contemporary Native peoples in the face of historical and contemporary oppression. This holiday received extra attention this year because of President Biden’s proclamation, the first U.S. president to issue such official recognition of Indigenous Peoples’ Day (WIBW). Unfortunately, there… Continue Reading Honoring Indigenous Peoples’ Day: October 11, 2021

From Reckoning to Resolution: October is Domestic Violence Awareness Month

Friday, October 1, 2021

CONTENT WARNING  The following content includes information on domestic and dating violence, which may be triggering for some readers. Please take care of yourself as you read and engage in this information. For immediate assistance, please contact the National Domestic Violence Hotline at 1.800.799.SAFE (7233).  OCTOBER IS DOMESTIC VIOLENCE AWARENESS MONTH YWCA makes up the largest network of domestic… Continue Reading From Reckoning to Resolution: October is Domestic Violence Awareness Month

YWCA Welcomes Back Washburn Students with Support and Resources

Monday, September 13, 2021

CONTENT WARNING  The following content includes information on sexual violence and campus sexual assault, which may be triggering for some readers. Please take care of yourself as you read and engage in this information. For immediate assistance, please contact the National Sexual Assault Hotline (RAINN) at 800.656.HOPE (4673).  With school back in session, YWCA Northeast Kansas wants to… Continue Reading YWCA Welcomes Back Washburn Students with Support and Resources