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womens suffrage

100 Years since Womens Suffrage

Wednesday, August 19, 2020

August 18th, 2020 marks the 100 year anniversary of the success of Womens Suffrage.  If you are not familiar with the term, Womens Suffrage was the fight for the right for women to vote.  It took women and their supporters over 100 years to win the right to vote for women in the United States.… Continue Reading 100 Years since Womens Suffrage

legal advocacy

Legislative Priorities for the YWCA

Monday, August 17, 2020

YWCA-Monterey County legislative priorities are part of  YWCA national based in Washington DC.  Our DC branch is home to the politically motivated piece of the organization and we look to the YUSA branch to create and push the legislative priorities that drive the YWCA as a whole. We want to take the opportunity to let… Continue Reading Legislative Priorities for the YWCA

human trafficking and domestic violence

The Intersections of Domestic Violence and Human Trafficking

Monday, August 3, 2020

Domestic Violence and Human Trafficking have many similarities. The dynamics of human trafficking bear many similarities to the cycles of power and control that characterize domestic violence situations (e.g. intimidation, emotional abuse, isolation, coercion, and threats). YWCA MC staff recently had the opportunity to deepen their understanding of the intersections between human trafficking and domestic… Continue Reading The Intersections of Domestic Violence and Human Trafficking