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Disaster Relief for Undocumented Immigrants

Disaster Relief for Undocumented Immigrants

Thursday, May 21, 2020

Disaster Relief for Undocumented Immigrants has become increasingly important. As we continue to navigate the uncertainties caused by COVID-19, concerns about meeting basic needs continue to weigh on individuals and families throughout our state and county. These anxieties are the most profound for people who are marginalized and excluded from equitable access to resources. This… Continue Reading Disaster Relief for Undocumented Immigrants

Commitment to Eliminate Racism and Empower Women

Every Life Does Matter

Wednesday, May 20, 2020

Every Life Does Matter. Nearly one month past the YWCA USA Stand Against Racism campaign, an ever-present aspect of racism facing people of color, but more specifically Black Americans, again reared its ugly head among all of the commotion of the current Covid-19 pandemic. Recently, one case in particular has demonstrated how implicit bias and… Continue Reading Every Life Does Matter

Thank You YWCA-MC Funders

Thank You YWCA-MC Funders

Friday, May 15, 2020

Thank You YWCA-MC Funders!  During the Covid-19 crisis, the YWCA-MC saw such a dramatic increase in needed services, organizations stepped up to support women in the Monterey community.  We are in a unique time when we witness the different reactions to the pandemic, we can see which businesses truly care. We know that these businesses… Continue Reading Thank You YWCA-MC Funders

CFO of Facebook, Sheryl Sandberg, Supports the YWCA

Wednesday, May 6, 2020

Sheryl Sandberg, CFO of Facebook Supports the YWCA Silicon Valley and the USA National branch by donating $1.5 Million dollars. YWCA’s across the country provide critical necessities to women in crisis by providing emergency shelter, childcare, therapy, legal services along with many other life saving services. The YWCA is a non profit that relies on… Continue Reading CFO of Facebook, Sheryl Sandberg, Supports the YWCA

Congressman Panetta talks mental health

Congressman Panetta Talks Mental Health With Christine Duncan

Monday, May 4, 2020

Congressman Panetta talks Mental Health during his newly announced webinar series during the month of May, National Mental Health Awareness Month, to provide federal and local mental health resources to community members. SALINAS, CA While COVID-19 continues to take a toll on our physical health, the pandemic can also affect the mental health of those… Continue Reading Congressman Panetta Talks Mental Health With Christine Duncan

National Crime Victims Rights Week

National Crime Victims Rights Week

Thursday, April 23, 2020

National Crime Victims’ Rights Week is this week and YWCA-MC wants to recognize it.  Staff members showed they care by taking a photo with a candle and providing a quote that exemplifies their feelings.  We created a collage with the photos to commemorate victims of violent crimes.  We want victims to know we stand with… Continue Reading National Crime Victims Rights Week

Stand Against Racism

Tuesday, April 21, 2020

Stand Against Racism with us! Every April the YWCA-MC works to draw attention to any and all areas of racial injustice and inequity to work to eradicate racism. This is delivered through 4 days of a Stand Against Racism. Stand with us by participating! Online engagement is at an all time high, so get your… Continue Reading Stand Against Racism

YWCA-MC Speaks out against abuse

YWCA-MC Speaks Against Animal Abuse

Tuesday, April 14, 2020

YWCA-MC speaks out against animal abuse by making it clear with the Monterey County District Attorney Jeannine M. Pacioni that animal abuse is often an indicator of violence in the home.  The District Attorney announced that in the criminal case of The People of the State of California versus Aaron O’Hare, the defendant entered guilty… Continue Reading YWCA-MC Speaks Against Animal Abuse