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Woman on a Mission: Tara Wallace

Friday, October 18, 2019

  We ALL have a voice meant to be used. When you raise yours for the right cause, the harmony you will create is beautiful. – Tara Wallace   Tara Wallace YWCA Board of Directors #ONAMISSION since April 2019 How did you first get involved at the YWCA? I attended several community events before being… Continue Reading Woman on a Mission: Tara Wallace

YWCA Annual Week Without Violence: Rallying Community Support for Survivors of Domestic Violence

Friday, October 11, 2019

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE TOPEKA – YWCA Northeast Kansas is on a mission to eliminate racism, empower women, and promote peace, justice, freedom, and dignity for all. For more than 20 years, the second week in October has been dedicated to a Week Without Violence. Week Without Violence is part of a global movement to end violence… Continue Reading YWCA Annual Week Without Violence: Rallying Community Support for Survivors of Domestic Violence

Woman on a Mission: Liz Steffen

Monday, October 7, 2019

  To be a good leader, you have to participate. The worst thing you can do in a board service position is to sit back and watch things unfold. Get involved, ask questions, offer opinions, listen, learn a new perspective – these actions will make your organization stronger and help you grow personally and professionally.… Continue Reading Woman on a Mission: Liz Steffen

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

Could the Early Learning Center Save the Universe?

Friday, May 3, 2019

By Jill Carlson How do we create smarter, more secure members of society? What can we do to ensure good health and wellness for ourselves and our families? Could we really—completely—eliminate poverty in the United States?  These are, admittedly, very lofty ideas. Is it possible to address all three at once? This two-part post will explore early childhood education and its role… Continue Reading Could the Early Learning Center Save the Universe?

Representation Matters! Five Badass Artists Who Are Reclaiming Their Time (and Place)

Thursday, April 4, 2019

By Jill Carlson Quick! Name FIVE visual artists. OK, now how many of those are women? In general, how many non-men artists can you name? You have not been transported back into Art History class. This is a real challenge put forth by the National Museum of Women in the Arts (NMWA) to rethink whose… Continue Reading Representation Matters! Five Badass Artists Who Are Reclaiming Their Time (and Place)