Programs for Peace
Educating for Violence Prevention
"An ounce of prevention is worth a pound of cure" Benjamin Franklin. YWCA Monterey County is teaching tomorrow's leaders for peace.
Advocating in Court
YWCA Monterey County has a legal staff here to assist people in protecting themselves from violence, abuse, deportation, and discrimination.
Advocating for Policy Change
Nationally and locally, the YWCA works with government to enact Public Policy for immigration, human rights, racial and gender justice.
Counseling for Mental Health
Making peace with the self is often the most important part of healing. Check out Girls' Health in Girls' Hands for a glimpse into this work.