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Woman on a Mission: Amber Gentry Oetting

Tuesday, November 26, 2019

“We must be willing to set aside our preconceived notions of right and wrong, our individual behaviors, our tendencies to gravitate toward tribalism, our avoidance and discomfort of disagreement, our inability to connect with one another, and our need for victory and competition. These will be our most challenging obstacles facing our mission in the years to… Continue Reading Woman on a Mission: Amber Gentry Oetting

YWCA Northeast Kansas to Celebrate Grand Opening of Day Center for Victims of Human Trafficking

Tuesday, November 19, 2019

  FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE YWCA Northeast Kansas to Celebrate Grand Opening of Day Center for Victims of Human Trafficking TOPEKA – YWCA Northeast Kansas is proud to announce that the YWCA Center for Safety and Empowerment will open Topeka’s first daytime drop-in center for victim-survivors of human trafficking and commercial sexual exploitation on Friday, November 22nd.… Continue Reading YWCA Northeast Kansas to Celebrate Grand Opening of Day Center for Victims of Human Trafficking

Woman on a Mission: Kaitlyn Sester

Friday, November 1, 2019

It’s an incredibly rewarding gift to serve the YWCA. – Kaitlyn Sester Kaitlyn Sester YWCA Board of Directors, Vice President #ONAMISSION for 3 years How did you first get involved at the YWCA? I joined the women’s event committee because I love party planning, but then found a deep passion for our mission and wanting… Continue Reading Woman on a Mission: Kaitlyn Sester

We Have Strength in Numbers: A Note from Kathleen’s Desk

Tuesday, October 29, 2019

  Dear Friends, 316. 316 is the number of volunteers on record who have given their time and talent to YWCA Northeast Kansas in the past year. Although the official value of a volunteer is calculated as $23.35 per hour, the volunteers here at YWCA Northeast Kansas are invaluable to our mission of eliminating racism, empowering women,… Continue Reading We Have Strength in Numbers: A Note from Kathleen’s Desk