Month: June 2020

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Monterey Food Distribution Program

Monterey Food Distribution Program

Friday, June 26, 2020

Monterey Food Distribution Program has started as the pandemic continues to affect individuals and families throughout Monterey County, particularly those who are unable to access government relief and other forms of support. In California, 10% of the workforce is undocumented and is unable to access any unemployment insurance benefits.  We advocate for a weekly partial… Continue Reading Monterey Food Distribution Program

Commitment to Eliminate Racism and Empower Women

Reaffirming Our Commitment to Eliminate Racism and Empower Women

Tuesday, June 23, 2020

YWCA-MC’s commitment to Eliminate Racism and Empower women is again taking center stage on the American platform.  Since our last update, the demonstrations against police brutality have intensified as more and more people realize ENOUGH! At the YWCA-MC we are increasing our own commitment to eliminate racism and empower women, our mission, with an effort… Continue Reading Reaffirming Our Commitment to Eliminate Racism and Empower Women

Diversity Equity and Inclusion

Diversity Equity and Inclusion

Friday, June 19, 2020

The YWCA Monterey County’s commitment to Diversity, Equity and Inclusion did not start today but needs to be articulated and reinforced today in light of the wider, now global, focus on racial justice. Systemic racism shows up everywhere in society and we want to ensure that this is not the case at the YWCA. Where… Continue Reading Diversity Equity and Inclusion

racism in america

Stand Against Racism in America

Monday, June 1, 2020

As we start this new week, communities across the nation continue to protest the racism in America and the state violence perpetrated against Black Americans day in and day out. While demonstrations in Monterey County have remained fairly peaceful, other demonstrations have been met with further aggression, violence, and militarization. This response is unacceptable. The… Continue Reading Stand Against Racism in America