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YWCA-MC in the Media

Watch and view YWCA-MC in the media on biggest issues on the national and local stages. We work on issues impacting women, especially women of color. Our mission includes outreach and action on social issues that affect our day to day life.  Outreach is a large piece of our action and we are active in the youth community.  Investing in our community makes us stronger.  Stay informed!

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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

Types of Human Trafficking

Types of Human Trafficking & Common Misconceptions

Thursday, March 11, 2021

There are often misconceptions on the types Human Trafficking that exists in Monterey County. It is easy to recognize human trafficking as the sexual exploitation of a human being; however, there are various facets of what falls into the category of human trafficking. There are three main forms of human trafficking: Sex Trafficking, Labor Trafficking,… Continue Reading Types of Human Trafficking & Common Misconceptions

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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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