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Art Has the Power to Change Lives

Friday, April 15, 2022

Advocates at the YWCA Center for Safety and Empowerment transform lives every day through the critical services provided to victims and survivors of domestic and sexual violence, human trafficking, and stalking. What happens when we add in the passion, creativity, and dedication of local artists? The annual Concealed Revealed Art Auction is one of the… Continue Reading Art Has the Power to Change Lives

Healthy Relationships Are for Everyone: Teen Dating Violence Prevention & Awareness

Wednesday, February 16, 2022

February is Teen Dating Violence Awareness & Prevention Month. The YWCA Center for Safety and Empowerment offers resources, services, and education for adolescents and young adults in dating relationships. All relationships exist on a spectrum, from healthy to unhealthy to abusive. The most important thing to remember is that everyone deserves a healthy relationship! Check… Continue Reading Healthy Relationships Are for Everyone: Teen Dating Violence Prevention & Awareness

Voices of Strength and Compassion: Serving Survivors of Domestic and Sexual Violence

Friday, December 3, 2021

content warning The following content includes information and testimonials related to domestic violence and 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 our 24/7 helpline at 1-888-822-2983. Creating a Space for Healing For over 30 years,… Continue Reading Voices of Strength and Compassion: Serving Survivors of Domestic and Sexual Violence

From Reckoning to Resolution: Raising Our Voices for Survivors

Monday, October 25, 2021

The following remarks were given by CEO Kathleen Marker at YWCA’s Week Without Violence March and Rally on Friday, October 20th. Good morning! I am Kathleen Marker, CEO of YWCA Northeast Kansas. On behalf of all of the staff, board of directors, and volunteers at YWCA Northeast Kansas, I want to thank you all for showing up today and for holding space for survivors as… Continue Reading From Reckoning to Resolution: Raising Our Voices for Survivors

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