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Domestic Violence Does Not Take a Holiday, and Neither Do We

Tuesday, December 22, 2020

  The winter holiday season comes packed with many traditions: decorations, gifts, loved ones, gatherings, meals, lights, movies, music. Sparkling cards fill the aisles of every store, depicting messages and pictures of happy families and occasions overflowing with joy and peace. However, for some families, experiencing domestic violence during the holidays is as traditional as… Continue Reading Domestic Violence Does Not Take a Holiday, and Neither Do We

Why Survivors Don’t Call the Police

Friday, December 4, 2020

Survivors of sexual and domestic violence are often asked why they “didn’t just call the police” when faced with domestic and sexual violence. The answer to this question is complicated and varies from survivor to survivor: Fear. Manipulation. Control. Shame. Blame. Judgement. Isolation. Discrimination. These barriers, compounded with institutional and historical factors and the lack… Continue Reading Why Survivors Don’t Call the Police

Meet our 2020-2021 YWCA Early Learning Center Teachers

Wednesday, September 23, 2020

We are excited to introduce our 2020-2021 teaching staff! YWCA’s mission of “Eliminating Racism and Empowering Women” starts with our youngest participants. Children in our classrooms benefit from a supportive “Love and Logic” curriculum and an emphasis on diversity and inclusion in all of our care procedures. The ELC is open from Monday to Friday… Continue Reading Meet our 2020-2021 YWCA Early Learning Center Teachers