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Thanks for attending the 2021 Virtual YWCA Luncheon

Standing at the Threshold:Finding Our Way Forward Together In 2021, we find ourselves at a new threshold, a place tinged with both anticipation and trepidation. Where do we go from here, and how will we get there? Keynote speaker, writer, facilitator, and coach with over 20 years of national and international experience, Molly Davis takes … Continue reading Thanks for attending the 2021 Virtual YWCA Luncheon


YWCA 21-Day Racial Equity & Social Justice Challenge 2021

We rolled out an all-new challenge for 2021. Did you join us? YWCA Walla Walla joined 54 YWCAs from Oahu to South Florida to Maine, all doing a version of this challenge. To engage with each other, we used the hashtag #YWCAEquityChallenge on social media. Thank you to everyone who joined us to dive deep … Continue reading YWCA 21-Day Racial Equity & Social Justice Challenge 2021


LiNC curriculum creator retiring

Longtime educator Deana York has retired as director of the YWCA LiNC program. Deana based LiNC on the Impact Life Transitions Program she started at Walla Walla Community College in 2004. Impact was a model program in Washington state. However, many programs lost funding in 2010, including Impact. The program needed a new home, and … Continue reading LiNC curriculum creator retiring


Summit takes on campus violence

SAFER CAMPUSES, COMMUNITY YWCA Campus Advocate Jessica Matthews and a team of student interns representing Whitman College, Walla Walla University, and Walla Walla Community College, hosted a tri-college summit on sexual violence, “Building Community Through Justice and Healing,” Oct. 25 as part of Domestic Violence Action Month. “I was searching for examples of sexual violence … Continue reading Summit takes on campus violence