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CFO of Facebook, Sheryl Sandberg, Supports the YWCA

Wednesday, May 6, 2020

Sheryl Sandberg, CFO of Facebook Supports the YWCA Silicon Valley and the USA National branch by donating $1.5 Million dollars. YWCA’s across the country provide critical necessities to women in crisis by providing emergency shelter, childcare, therapy, legal services along with many other life saving services. The YWCA is a non profit that relies on… Continue Reading CFO of Facebook, Sheryl Sandberg, Supports the YWCA

Congressman Panetta talks mental health

Congressman Panetta Talks Mental Health With Christine Duncan

Monday, May 4, 2020

Congressman Panetta talks Mental Health during his newly announced webinar series during the month of May, National Mental Health Awareness Month, to provide federal and local mental health resources to community members. SALINAS, CA While COVID-19 continues to take a toll on our physical health, the pandemic can also affect the mental health of those… Continue Reading Congressman Panetta Talks Mental Health With Christine Duncan

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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

Twitter CEO Jack Dorsey Contributes $1 Billion to Fight Covid-19

Wednesday, April 8, 2020

Jack Dorsey, founder of Twitter and Square, contributes $1B and joins the fight against Covid-19. April 7th, he tweets: I’m moving $1B of my Square equity (~28% of my wealth) to #startsmall LLC to fund global COVID-19 relief. After we disarm this pandemic, the focus will shift to girl’s health and education, and UBI. It… Continue Reading Twitter CEO Jack Dorsey Contributes $1 Billion to Fight Covid-19