Ten local women were honored for their accomplishments and leadership in our community, and for embodying YWCA Spokane’s mission of “eliminating racism, empowering women, and promoting peace, justice, freedom, and dignity for all.”Read More »
Kelley is just the latest in a long line of men with documented records of domestic abuse who went on killing sprees well after police became aware of their propensity for violence: Stephen Paddock (58 dead, Las Vegas, Oct. 1); James Hodgkinson (attack on members of Congress, Alexandria, Va., June 14); Robert Lewis Dear (the self-described “warriors for the babies,” killed three people at a Planned Parenthood in Colorado Springs, Nov. 27, 2015); and Omar Mateen (49 killed, Orlando, June, 2016).Read More »
The YWCA Spokane’s Alternatives to Domestic Violence program is joining forces with Verizon Wireless and Gonzaga University to help curb domestic violence with the HopeLine national phone recycling program.Read More »
Spokane County has the second-highest rate of domestic violence in the state of Washington, according to a Spokane County press release. On Thursday elected officials, law enforcement, emergency responders, service providers and community leaders will discuss the increase of domestic violence cases in the region and how the community can respond, during a Leadership Symposium on Domestic Violence.Read More »
On Sept. 27 residents are invited to learn how to prevent domestic violence at the first Stop Violence Against Women Day, which will be held at Coeur d'Alene Casino from 11:30 a.m. to 8 p.m.
The event will include a Women's Health & Resource Fair in partnership with Susan G. Komen for the Cure.Read More »