Tag: YWCA-MC and Covid-19

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domestic abuse resources

Domestic Abuse Resources

Tuesday, January 5, 2021

  Domestic abuse has become the shadow pandemic to Covid-19.  Quarantining with an abuser who may already be in an elevated stress level increases the chance of domestic violence. Anxiety associated with living on the edge of trauma compounds the issue. Gathering strength and finances to leave an abusive relationship may sound like an impossible… Continue Reading Domestic Abuse Resources

Covid-19 and the economic crisis

Covid-19 and Economic Recovery

Wednesday, October 28, 2020

Covid-19 and the economic crisis disproportionately impacts women. The impact is due to the type of work women typically perform. The current childcare system relies on a low-earning, predominantly female workforce to provide childcare. Which does not meet the needs of working parents of different income levels. The LBJ School of Public Affairs at The… Continue Reading Covid-19 and Economic Recovery

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