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Man on a Mission: Marcus Miller

Thursday, May 7, 2020

“From a civilian standpoint, we need to take domestic violence more seriously in our community. We need to be holding each other more accountable when it comes to violence.” Marcus Miller YWCA Resource Development Committee #ONAMISSION since January 2020. How did you first get involved at the YWCA? I donated to the YWCA in 2015,… Continue Reading Man on a Mission: Marcus Miller

YWCA Welcomes Becca Spielman as new Center for Safety and Empowerment Program Director

Friday, May 1, 2020

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE TOPEKA – YWCA Northeast Kansas is proud to announce and welcome Becca Spielman as the agency’s new Center for Safety and Empowerment (CSE) Program Director. Spielman will oversee all CSE personnel and administrative functions and will play an integral part in furthering YWCA’s overall strategic vision. Spielman has extensive experience in staff… Continue Reading YWCA Welcomes Becca Spielman as new Center for Safety and Empowerment Program Director

YWCA Northeast Kansas Receives Collegiate Cares COVID-19 Grant

Thursday, April 23, 2020

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Grant supports children and families TOPEKA, KANSAS – Topeka Collegiate has selected the YWCA as a recipient of the Collegiate Cares COVID-19 Grant. “The YWCA continues to provide childcare for the children of essential workers,” said Dr. Lyn Rantz, Head of School. “We’re grateful for all that they do for our community and… Continue Reading YWCA Northeast Kansas Receives Collegiate Cares COVID-19 Grant

Prioritizing Your Health and Safety

Friday, March 13, 2020

As the number of confirmed coronavirus (COVID-19) diagnoses continues to rise, we want to assure the greater Topeka community that the health, safety, and well-being of YWCA Northeast Kansas staff, and the children, families, and individuals we serve remains our highest priority. We want you to know that we are monitoring the COVID-19 situation closely, and are working closely with our community… Continue Reading Prioritizing Your Health and Safety

A Whole Month for Women?: A Note from Kathleen’s Desk

Monday, March 2, 2020

Dear Friends, We really need to talk about intersectional feminism. This idea recognizes that certain groups of people have multi-layered facets in life that they have to deal with, such as racism, ableism, classism, and bias against gender expression and sexual orientation, just to name a few. I am reminded of Sojourner Truth’s famous “Ain’t I A… Continue Reading A Whole Month for Women?: A Note from Kathleen’s Desk