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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!

LGBTQIA Youth

Support LGBTQIA Youth

Wednesday, June 9, 2021

As a community that cares, we need to support LGBTQIA youth. They are often ignored but struggle the most. During the month of June, we need to recognize the correlation of Human Trafficking to homeless LGBTQIA youth. For decades kids who came out to their parents faced rejection and were forced to leave their homes.… Continue Reading Support LGBTQIA Youth

What does ywca stand for

What Does YWCA Stand For?

Tuesday, May 18, 2021

What Does YWCA Stand For?  We are more than an acronym. While our acronym suggests we are a faith-based organization, Young Women’s Christian Association of Monterey County, is a nonsectarian Christian organization. While this may have been true during inception, we do not actively require Christian association to get help. With roots in the late… Continue Reading What Does YWCA Stand For?

YWCA Monterey County Celebrates 50 Years

Wednesday, May 12, 2021

YWCA Monterey County celebrates 50 years of rich history in the community this month. While our acronym suggests we are a faith-based organization, Young Women’s Christian Association of Monterey County, is a nonsectarian Christian organization. With roots in the late 19th Century, according to Brittanica the first Young Women’s Christian Association was established in 1855… Continue Reading YWCA Monterey County Celebrates 50 Years

Advocates Call on Governor Newsom

Immigrant Advocates Call on Governor Newsom

Tuesday, May 11, 2021

For Immediate Release May 10, 2021 Contact: Lucas Zucker, Policy Director, CAUSE (805) 216-8566, lucas@causenow.org Immigrant advocates praise stimulus package, but call on Governor Newsom to address the larger gap of immigrants left out of unemployment benefits As Governor Newsom unveiled a sweeping new spending package to support Californians struggling from the financial impacts of… Continue Reading Immigrant Advocates Call on Governor Newsom

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