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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

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

On a Mission to Prevent Human Trafficking

Wednesday, January 20, 2021

To Protect Local Youth, Multiple Agencies Plan Human Trafficking Awareness Campaign 470 individuals in Kansas reported being a victim of human trafficking in 2017. The COVID-19 pandemic has increased the risk factors for human trafficking among particularly vulnerable populations. This campaign will help parents, educators, and students recognize common tricks used to exploit young people… Continue Reading On a Mission to Prevent Human Trafficking

Rotary’s Generosity and Impact Grows As YWCA Prepares to Open Topeka’s First Day Center for Survivors of Human Trafficking

Tuesday, October 1, 2019

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE TOPEKA – After receiving an initial generous grant from the Topeka Rotary Foundation, YWCA Northeast Kansas is proud to announce that a total $120,500 will be invested in their Center for Safety and Empowerment Human Trafficking Day Center thanks to the collaboration of Rotarians locally and abroad. “While Rotary is all about… Continue Reading Rotary’s Generosity and Impact Grows As YWCA Prepares to Open Topeka’s First Day Center for Survivors of Human Trafficking

YWCA Northeast Kansas to Open Topeka’s First Human Trafficking Drop-In Center

Friday, August 16, 2019

  YWCA Northeast Kansas to Open Topeka’s First Human Trafficking Drop-In Center TOPEKA – YWCA Northeast Kansas is proud to announce that the Center for Safety and Empowerment will expand services to include Topeka’s first daytime drop-in center for victim-survivors of human trafficking and commercial sexual exploitation. “While we have been providing services to victims… Continue Reading YWCA Northeast Kansas to Open Topeka’s First Human Trafficking Drop-In Center