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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!

Community Foundation of Monterey

Community Foundation Helps

Monday, March 30, 2020

Community Foundation of Monterey helps the YWCA-MC by awarding a large grant to keep operations running and help women of Monterey County.  The Community foundation shows they are truly “here for good”. The timing of this grant couldn’t be better. The YWCA Monterey County has been struggling to fill the needs of women all over… Continue Reading Community Foundation Helps

Domestic Violence Calls are Spiking

Friday, March 27, 2020

Christine Duncan CEO of YWCA of Monterey County delivers a powerful message to the Monterey County Weekly newspaper publication.  Domestic Violence calls have increased three-fold in the 36 hours after Shelter in Place Order was given. Monterey County Weekly reports on the YWCA-MC’s continuous efforts to support women and children in Monterey County. The full… Continue Reading Domestic Violence Calls are Spiking

Help Domestic Violence Victims

YWCA-MC Appeal for help!

Tuesday, March 24, 2020

We need help OUR ESSENTIAL SERVICES ARE OPERATING For those facing the causes and consequences of Domestic Violence and Human Trafficking, these are particularly difficult and worrying times.  We need help.  Having to be quarantined or stay at home more with the person abusing you heightens the risk for increased abuse. Since the Shelter in… Continue Reading YWCA-MC Appeal for help!

Covid 19 enemy

Potential for Covid-19 to Increase Risk to Women and Girls

Thursday, March 19, 2020

POTENTIAL FOR COVID-19 TO INCREASE RISK TO WOMEN AND GIRLS Locally based Domestic Violence program, YWCA Monterey County, ussues warning based on figures from police reports, women’s organizations and newspapers in China at the start of the outbreak that domestic violence tripled during the outbreak. “Here in Monterey County we are preparing for a possible… Continue Reading Potential for Covid-19 to Increase Risk to Women and Girls

YWCA-MC Covid-19 Message from CEO

Tuesday, March 17, 2020

Dear Friends, we have a YWCA-MC Covid-19 Message: It has become apparent that we must take additional steps in our efforts to protect the health and safety of our staff and clients while continuing to provide much needed services at a time when clients may be faced with continuing to live or be in close… Continue Reading YWCA-MC Covid-19 Message from CEO

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