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Calley’s Law Passes, Alters Domestic Violence Restraining Orders

Wednesday, October 6, 2021

California Governor Gavin Newsom signs Senate Bill 24, “Calley’s Law,” introduced by Senator Anna M. Caballero (D-Salinas) altering California’s Domestic Violence Restraining orders. The bill was signed in July 2021 and signals progress in protecting women and children from domestic violence. SB 24 gives Judges the option for the protection of medical, school, and dental… Continue Reading Calley’s Law Passes, Alters Domestic Violence Restraining Orders

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City of Salinas Takes a Stand Against Domestic Violence

Friday, October 1, 2021

The City of Salinas has officially joined the fight against domestic violence by proclaiming the month of October, Domestic Violence Awareness month. Mayor Kimberley Craig signed the proclamation on behalf of the City of Salinas with our CEO, Christine Duncan. The proclamation states the following: WHEREAS, domestic violence is a serious crime that affects all… Continue Reading City of Salinas Takes a Stand Against Domestic Violence

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Suicide Prevention and Ways to Help

Thursday, September 9, 2021

In recognition of Suicide Prevention Month in September, we want to bring awareness and share resources. As we continue to shift thinking around mental health, addressing this often taboo issue is vital. Often, those who take their lives have struggled privately with their feelings. Those who are left behind often wonder what they could have… Continue Reading Suicide Prevention and Ways to Help

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YWCA-MC Joins Meghan Markle and Prince Harry’s Archewall Foundations 40×40 Program

Monday, August 16, 2021

YWCA Monterey County is joining the Duchess of Sussex, Meghan Markle and Prince Harry’s effort to promote the Archewell Foundation’s 40×40 program. As Meghan Markle celebrated her 40th birthday this month, she launched the 40×40 message. The 40×40 program challenges people everywhere to contribute 40 minutes of their time to improve their community. Specifically, providing… Continue Reading YWCA-MC Joins Meghan Markle and Prince Harry’s Archewall Foundations 40×40 Program

YWCA-MC is hosting a new event and would love to see you there.  We are excited to bring awareness to domestic violence in a unique and impactful way! Click on the photo for tickets and more information.

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