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Covid-19 Public Service Announcement

YWCA-MC Covid-19 Public Service Announcement

Tuesday, March 31, 2020

Check out this Covid-19 Public Service Announcement to understand what YWCA-MC does for our community and how you can help. #StrongerTogether #YWCA-MC #COVID-19 #DONATE  

Community Foundation of Monterey

Community Foundation Helps

Monday, March 30, 2020

Community Foundation of Monterey helps the YWCA-MC by awarding a large grant to keep operations running and help women of Monterey County.  The Community foundation shows they are truly “here for good”. The timing of this grant couldn’t be better. The YWCA Monterey County has been struggling to fill the needs of women all over… Continue Reading Community Foundation Helps

Domestic Violence Calls are Spiking

Friday, March 27, 2020

Christine Duncan CEO of YWCA of Monterey County delivers a powerful message to the Monterey County Weekly newspaper publication.  Domestic Violence calls have increased three-fold in the 36 hours after Shelter in Place Order was given. Monterey County Weekly reports on the YWCA-MC’s continuous efforts to support women and children in Monterey County. The full… Continue Reading Domestic Violence Calls are Spiking

Help Domestic Violence Victims

YWCA-MC Appeal for help!

Tuesday, March 24, 2020

We need help OUR ESSENTIAL SERVICES ARE OPERATING For those facing the causes and consequences of Domestic Violence and Human Trafficking, these are particularly difficult and worrying times.  We need help.  Having to be quarantined or stay at home more with the person abusing you heightens the risk for increased abuse. Since the Shelter in… Continue Reading YWCA-MC Appeal for help!

Covid 19 enemy

Potential for Covid-19 to Increase Risk to Women and Girls

Thursday, March 19, 2020

POTENTIAL FOR COVID-19 TO INCREASE RISK TO WOMEN AND GIRLS Locally based Domestic Violence program, YWCA Monterey County, ussues warning based on figures from police reports, women’s organizations and newspapers in China at the start of the outbreak that domestic violence tripled during the outbreak. “Here in Monterey County we are preparing for a possible… Continue Reading Potential for Covid-19 to Increase Risk to Women and Girls

YWCA-MC Covid-19 Message from CEO

Tuesday, March 17, 2020

Dear Friends, we have a YWCA-MC Covid-19 Message: It has become apparent that we must take additional steps in our efforts to protect the health and safety of our staff and clients while continuing to provide much needed services at a time when clients may be faced with continuing to live or be in close… Continue Reading YWCA-MC Covid-19 Message from CEO

#YWomenVote

#YWomenVote

Friday, February 21, 2020

Our sister organization, YWCA-USA created the#YWomenVote initiative.  This is a national bipartisan survey that found women share interests across race, ethnicity, age, & political party. All #2020Election candidates – regardless of party – need to tell us how they plan to address women’s priorities. Women must stand up to be counted. YWCA-MC Supports our national… Continue Reading #YWomenVote

Black History Month event

African American History Month | Diversity Celebration Series

Monday, February 10, 2020

Diversity Celebration Series – African American History Month YWCA-MC Celebrates by promoting the third installment of the Diversity Celebration Series welcoming Dr. Sharon Cooper and Lisa C. Williams for African American History Month to share their experience working to combat child exploitation and human trafficking.

YWCA Honors Black History Month

YWCA Honors Black History Month

Friday, February 7, 2020

YWCA honors Black History Month. February is Black History Month, which means celebrating and reflecting on a rich history of Black American culture, innovation, and revolution.We’re celebrating the achievements, contributions, & lives of African American women. Below is a Facebook post from the YWCA USA page celebrating the gorgeous Viola Davis, the first Black woman… Continue Reading YWCA Honors Black History Month