Monterey County Events
YWCA Monterey County events have changed and evolved due to the Covid-19 pandemic. We have altered our events with health and safety in mind. We have taken to using virtual events to continue our progress in eliminating racism and empowering women. If you have questions as to how you can become involved in virtual events, please contact email@example.com.
Upcoming Monterey County Events:
May 20th, 2023
Asimolar AAPI Event: Asilomar Guest Speaker, Chrissy Yee Lau – The Story of Lily Satow
April 28th 2023
24th Annual Victims Dedication Ceremony
12pm-1pm at the Salinas Courthouse
March 4th 2023
Stories of the “Stuck Ups”
10am-4pm at Asimolar State Park
January 19th, 2023
RSVP by emailing firstname.lastname@example.org
Human Trafficking, A Survivors Perspective- from Awareness to Action
1pm-5pm Free Webinar
Click HERE to register
Domestic Violence Training Course
October 4th to November 8th
Monterey County Commission on the Status of Women
October 10th at 6:30 pm PST
Domestic Violence Vigil
Week Without Violence 10/17-10/22
Week Without Violence Greenfield Walk- Say NO To Violence in Your Community
Greenfield Memorial Park 615 El Camino Real
Week Without Violence Seaside Walk- Say NO To Violence in Your Community
Surviving to Thriving Presented by the Domestic Violence Coordinating Council
October 21, 2022 8AM-3:30PM, $25(+fee)
Oldemeyer Center – 986 Hilby Avenue, Seaside
Keynote Speaker:Dr. Liz Perez-Cordero, Clinical Psychologist and Life Coach will teach us about
the neuroscience of wellness, resilience, and post-traumatic growth: practical strategies for thriving after adversity.
Guest Speakers: “Annie”, will describe her journey from domestic violence victim to UC Berkeley graduate to author.
Lenore Schaffer, RESTORENYC, Economic Empowerment, providing confidence- building employment/entrepreneurial skills & opportunities to survivors.
Lee Garland, author of “HEAR, HERE”, Effective Communication-Engaging with our Hearts, with Offender Treatment Provider, Kelsey Hansen, and Partners for Peace
Nurture Development 5/23/22
We are so excited to be a part of this virtual event with Cormac Russell to discuss the Nurture Development initiative. Check out his Ted talk on Youtube HERE and register for the event, HERE!
His most recent book (Cascade Books, 2020): Rekindling Democracy – A Professional’s Guide to Working in Citizen Space
Human Trafficking Symposium 2022 March 3rd 9a-3p
Please join Community Human Services, YWCA, Monterey County Office of Education, and the Monterey County Dept. of Social Services for the 3rd Annual Human Trafficking Symposium. This is a NO COST and VIRTUAL event, that will inform leaders on the issue of human trafficking and sexual exploitation of children in Monterey County. Our event will feature experts in the field both from Monterey County, and other parts of the state.
This event is FREE and open to all. Our event will begin at 9 AM with welcome remarks followed by our Keynote Speaker: trafficking survivor Alia Dewees from the Safe House Project
Regristration Information – please follow the steps below to register:
THIS LINK WILL TAKE YOU TO THE EVENT HOME PAGE
- Once on the event home page, click the “register here” button
- You will be re-directed to our virtual event platform, GiFT
If you did not attend this event last year, please sign up for GiFT to complete registration
- Use “none” for the Trainings drop down, and “HT Virtual Symposium” for the Event Attending drop down.
If you DID attend this event last year, please log in using the email/password used last year.
- You will be automatically registered upon sign in
- Use the categories filter or search bar on you home page to search for “HT2022” to see the event sessions.
Domestic Violence Advocate Training. This 40-hour training class meets California Certification Requirements.
The YWCA-MC and Community Action Partnership with Justice at Last have created a virtual webinar for youth to know and understand their rights.
January 18th, Know Your Rights virtual youth training
Know Your Rights training focuses on topics that youth and young persons express they want to learn more about, including their rights to education, their employment rights, minimum wage, and the right to access birth control, healthcare, etc. This interactive presentation is designed to empower youth and young persons so they can achieve independence and break the vulnerabilities to exploitation.
The YWCA-MC and Community Action Partnership with Justice at Last has created a virtual webinar regarding Commercial Sexual Exploitation of Children.
January 20th Community Partner CSEC Training
This training focuses on the rights of minors and young adults that have been trafficked or who are vulnerable to exploitation and addresses CSEC and labor trafficking of minors.
Join us for My Name is… play by David Norum October 19, 2021 at 6:00 Pm
September 21st Community Building for Partnership Against CSEC
September 22nd, 23rd, 24th, 26th California Rodeo Salinas
October is Domestic Violence Awareness Month