Sexual Assault Awareness Month

Save the dates for SAAM

All month long, follow the conversation on Facebook. And download a coloring book from the Washington State Coalition of Sexual Assault Programs. If this month’s activities trigger painful memories of your own survivor experience, YWCA Advocates can meet with you for listening and support by phone or, with COVID precautions, in person.  Awareness campaign YWCA … Continue reading Save the dates for SAAM

‘Take Back the Night’ with Whitman students

Take Back the Night rally

“End it, end it, end the silence! Stop it, stop it, stop the violence!” A chorus of voices ring out in the spring night as women of all ages march the streets in protest. Take Back the Night is an international event dedicated to protesting and raising awareness of sexual abuse and relationship violence through marches, vigils … Continue reading ‘Take Back the Night’ with Whitman students

April is Sexual Assault Awareness Month

Sexual Assault Awareness Month

This April, the YWCA will honor survivors of sexual assault with the annual Sexual Assault Awareness month. We will be hosting several events as we engage the Walla Walla community in a conversation about this important issue. From National Sexual Violence Resource Center: “The 2014 Sexual Assault Awareness Month (SAAM) campaign focuses on healthy sexuality … Continue reading April is Sexual Assault Awareness Month