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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!

human trafficking and domestic violence

The Intersections of Domestic Violence and Human Trafficking

Monday, August 3, 2020

Domestic Violence and Human Trafficking have many similarities. The dynamics of human trafficking bear many similarities to the cycles of power and control that characterize domestic violence situations (e.g. intimidation, emotional abuse, isolation, coercion, and threats). YWCA MC staff recently had the opportunity to deepen their understanding of the intersections between human trafficking and domestic… Continue Reading The Intersections of Domestic Violence and Human Trafficking

commitment to anti-racism

Commitment to Anti-Racism

Thursday, July 30, 2020

YWCA MC has a commitment to anti-racism. We are committed to engaging in ongoing anti-racism and racial equity work to eliminate racism. In an attempt to begin discussions around racial justice as a staff, we have started a series of group dialogues to allow us to strengthen our individual and collective abilities toward becoming anti-racist. … Continue Reading Commitment to Anti-Racism

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Connected in Pride Virtual Event

Friday, July 17, 2020

The YWCA-MC has joined Salinas Valley Pride Celebrations to support a Virtual Event, Connected in Pride.  Saturday, August 1st between 12 PM and 3 PM online followed by an online dance party with DJ LUNA. This event exemplifies the alliance we pledge to the LGBTQ+ Community.  Join the event to show your support!  Virtual attendance… Continue Reading Connected in Pride Virtual Event

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