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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!

Substance Use Disorder 101

Substance Use Disorder 101

Friday, May 29, 2020

Last week Sun Street Centers, who have been providing comprehensive and effective services for education, prevention and recovery of alcohol addiction and drug abuse since 1968 in Salinas, delivered an informative presentation to the YWCA-MC staff on Substance Use Disorder 101 and the intersectionality between Substance Use and Domestic Violence. Bob Brunson, MS, LMFT, Clinical… Continue Reading Substance Use Disorder 101

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Join Us and Sign the Petition

Wednesday, May 27, 2020

Sign the petition and join YWCA-MC in the fight. The Coalition to End Human Trafficking have started a petition to end the situation where Human Trafficking survivors have been sexually abused by members of the Department of Homeland Security. To quote the Petition: Human trafficking survivors need safety, support and a path to rebuild their… Continue Reading Join Us and Sign the Petition

Continuing the theme of relationship building, two YWCA staff attendesupport the LGBTQ+ Community in Monterey County

We Support the LGBTQ+ Community in Monterey County

Tuesday, May 26, 2020

Continuing the theme of relationship building, two YWCA-MC staff attended a Town Hall meeting last week to support the LGBTQ+ Community in Monterey County. Themes that were discussed included gaps in service, appropriate services for different age groups and provision of shelters and housing that is gender appropriate. Many young people there highlighted the issues… Continue Reading We Support the LGBTQ+ Community in Monterey County

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

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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

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