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standing in solidarity town hall

Standing in Solidarity Town Hall

Tuesday, July 7, 2020

YWCA MC recently attended the Standing in Solidarity town hall hosted by YWCA Greater Los Angeles. During this event, YWCA GLA convened with national activists and leaders from other YWCA local associations to discuss strategies for women’s empowerment and fighting systemic racism. Offices across the state are looking into ways that they can incorporate racial… Continue Reading Standing in Solidarity Town Hall

action against human trafficking

Action Against Human Trafficking

Friday, July 3, 2020

This last month we safely participated in No Traffick Ahead, a collective of direct service organizations working to end human trafficking in the San Francisco Bay Area. The meeting was also attended by three other agencies serving trafficking and victims in our region. Those agencies are the Monterey County Rape Crisis Center, Monarch Services and… Continue Reading Action Against Human Trafficking

continuing the fight for equality

Continuing the Fight for Equality

Thursday, July 2, 2020

As we move into July, we are continuing the fight for equality. We reflect on last month’s Pride celebrations and the achievements of the LGBTQ rights movement. More than half a century ago, the LGBTQ community, led by people of color, stood up against discrimination and police violence during the Stonewall Uprising in Manhattan. Let… Continue Reading Continuing the Fight for Equality

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