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

ending systemic racism

Ending Systemic Racism Requires Changes to History Class

Wednesday, February 17, 2021

Ending systemic racism takes a systemic approach by targeting education. Students are making history by creating changes to the US History curriculum in Denver Public Schools. Last year, a group of high school students, young women of color at Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. Early College, explored the National Museum of African American History and… Continue Reading Ending Systemic Racism Requires Changes to History Class

human trafficking statistics

Human Trafficking Statistics Show the Need for Our Programs

Tuesday, December 29, 2020

Human Trafficking statistics show women and children are at the most risk of becoming victims of human trafficking.  Both labor and sex trafficking are types of Human trafficking that continue to thrive in the streets of Monterey County. Helpless victims include children under the age of 18.  In 2019, as in past years, just over… Continue Reading Human Trafficking Statistics Show the Need for Our Programs

join the movement

Join the Movement

Friday, October 30, 2020

Join the movement to eliminate racism and empower women. The YWCA Monterey County is passionate to eliminate racism, empower women and promote peace, justice, freedom, and dignity for all.  At the YWCA Monterey County we work to ensure a safe, healthy, and dignified community. In addition, we aim to empower women to live to their… Continue Reading Join the Movement

Walk a mile in their shoes

Walk a Mile in Their Shoes WWV20

Thursday, October 22, 2020

Walk a mile in their shoes is our Week Without Violence Staff event where we will walk a mile in honor of survivors and victims of Domestic Violence. Our dedicated staff strives to show the community they will do what it takes to help a survivor feel understood.  By symbolically supporting them, we bring awareness… Continue Reading Walk a Mile in Their Shoes WWV20

week without violence day of action

Week Without Violence Day of Action

Wednesday, October 21, 2020

A week without violence day of action asks you to urge your senator to cosponsor and pass VAWA (s.2843) today. It’s time to demand action.  The #VAWA  has been enacted for decades and only recently expired.  So what’s going on? We deserve to know why they are not voting on reauthorization. #VAWA passed the House… Continue Reading Week Without Violence Day of Action