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National Crime Victims Rights Week

National Crime Victims Rights Week

Thursday, April 23, 2020

National Crime Victims’ Rights Week is this week and YWCA-MC wants to recognize it.  Staff members showed they care by taking a photo with a candle and providing a quote that exemplifies their feelings.  We created a collage with the photos to commemorate victims of violent crimes.  We want victims to know we stand with… Continue Reading National Crime Victims Rights Week

Stand Against Racism

Tuesday, April 21, 2020

Stand Against Racism with us! Every April the YWCA-MC works to draw attention to any and all areas of racial injustice and inequity to work to eradicate racism. This is delivered through 4 days of a Stand Against Racism. Stand with us by participating! Online engagement is at an all time high, so get your… Continue Reading Stand Against Racism

YWCA-MC Speaks out against abuse

YWCA-MC Speaks Against Animal Abuse

Tuesday, April 14, 2020

YWCA-MC speaks out against animal abuse by making it clear with the Monterey County District Attorney Jeannine M. Pacioni that animal abuse is often an indicator of violence in the home.  The District Attorney announced that in the criminal case of The People of the State of California versus Aaron O’Hare, the defendant entered guilty… Continue Reading YWCA-MC Speaks Against Animal Abuse

shadow pandemic violence

Shadow Pandemic Violence Against Women

Friday, April 10, 2020

YWCA-MC knows all too well what’s been termed as the Shadow Pandemic, violence against women and girls.  The numbers are shocking and disturbing.  The numbers cited are expected to increase as security, health and monetary stressors continue to grow. Heightened tensions while in close confinement with abusive partners can result in explosive violence. 243 Million… Continue Reading Shadow Pandemic Violence Against Women