Helping Survivors Thrive

Helping Survivors Thrive

Learn about community programs for survivors of DV, trafficking, and sexual assault, and why we need specialized services for Black women.
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At YWCA, we know that not all violence is acknowledged or responded to equally, and that some victims go unrecognized altogether. That’s why we work every day to end gender-based violence, including domestic violence, sexual assault, and trafficking.

Join us for a presentation from YWCA's staff about how we meet the needs of survivors of domestic violence, trafficking, and sexual assault, and the importance of specialized services for Black women.

This event is part of YWCA's "Week Without Violence: Black, Bold & Brave," from October 18 - 24. 

Featured speakers from our Gender-Based Violence Specialized Services (GBVSS) team:

  • Nature Carter (Commercial Sexual Exploitation and Sexual Assault)
  • Jhitana Ball (DV Advocacy)
  • Bridget Griffin (Community Advocacy)

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2021 Stand Against Racism

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"From Declarations to Change: Addressing Racism as a Public Health Crisis" is the theme of YWCA's nationwide campaign to Stand Against Racism (April 22 - 25, 2021)

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