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domestic servitude in Monterey

Domestic Servitude in Monterey County

Monday, April 5, 2021

Domestic Servitude in Monterey County, a type of Labor Trafficking you need to be aware of. What is Labor Trafficking? LaborTrafficking is a type of modern-day slavery that occurs when individuals are compelled by force, fruad or coercion to perform labor or service within a household or commercial setting. Labor Trafficking includes situations of debt… Continue Reading Domestic Servitude in Monterey County

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Working to Stop Human Trafficking

Tuesday, March 2, 2021

YWCA of Monterey County has been working to stop human trafficking since 2017.Our HumanTrafficking Program utilizes six principles of a trauma-informed approach: safety, trustworthiness & transparency, peer support, collaboration & mutuality, empowerment voice and choice, and cultural, historical and, gender issues. To ensure our agency meets the needs of our clients, we assess imediate need… Continue Reading Working to Stop Human Trafficking

Teen Dating Violence Awareness and Prevention Month

Friday, February 26, 2021

Teen Dating Violence Awareness and Prevention Month during the month of February is pivotal. This month is a time for us to educate and spread awareness that Teen Dating Violence exists within our communities. This month-long awareness and prevention focuses on advocacy and education to stop dating abuse before it starts. Teen Dating Violence Awareness… Continue Reading Teen Dating Violence Awareness and Prevention Month

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YWCA-MC Celebrates Black History Month

Wednesday, February 24, 2021

YWCA-MC celebrates Black History month in several tangible ways. By recognizing ahcievements of African-Americans in the United States, working on our Stand Against Racism campaign as well as continuing to promote the “Until Justice Just Is” YWCA national advocacy effort. History of Black History Month Black History month first began in 1915 after the abolishment… Continue Reading YWCA-MC Celebrates Black History Month