Community Programs

At the YWCA, we strive to equip young people in our community with the skills they need to succeed in life by providing them with healthy, fun opportunities to grow. Our community programs are central to our mission of eliminating racism and empowering women.

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Fun Factory

The Fun Factory is a mobile summer recreation program that visits neighborhoods and communities throughout the Walla Walla Valley, offering crafts, games, and other activities.

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Mariposa

Mariposa is a leadership and life skills program for young Latina girls. At Mariposa, we strive to help Latina girls create a vision for their future and develop skills necessary to succeed.

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Girl Power

Girl Power is an after-school program that strengthens resiliency among middle school girls, while teaching them how to build positive role models and how to be a good friend.

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Our Impact

2,627 children

enjoyed free and healthy organized outdoor activities in underserved neighborhoods in 2015.

133 butterflies

took flight in 2015, creating exciting visions for their future and developing leadership and life skills in Mariposa.

29 young women

learned valuable, positive lessons about loving themselves and their friends in Girls Circle in 2015.