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YWCA Utah Statement on Club Q

23 November 2022
  The hurt we at YWCA Utah feel after the hate crimes committed against the queer community in our neighboring state of Colorado this weekend is heartbreaking. Historically, Queer spaces... Read More

Liz Owens: How we can trust the truths we do not live in

14 November 2022
The YWCA Utah Chief Executive Officer, Liz Owens, wrote a piece for the Salt Lake Tribune on the importance of recognizing the truths of others when working towards the intersectional... Read More

Press Release: Bank of America Names YWCA Utah 2022 Neighborhood Builder

8 November 2022
Recently, Bank of America Named YWCA Utah one of its 2022 Neighborhood Builders, a recognition granted to organizations committed to removing economic barriers and advancing economic mobility in the community. YWCA Utah... Read More

Chief Mission Impact Officer Saundra Stokes is Interim CEO

6 September 2022
Congratulations, Liz Owens! Saundra Stokes Announced Interim CEO After taking lead of YWCA Utah in 2020, just as a global pandemic, racial reckoning, and labor shortages among the very many day... Read More
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YWCA Utah is dedicated to eliminating racism, empowering women, and promoting peace, justice, freedom and dignity for all.

YWCA Utah advances the well-being of women in Utah through safety, opportunity, and advocacy. Since 1906 the YWCA has designed its work to encourage women’s aspirations, protect and promote their rights, and meet their changing needs. The YWCA’s enduring belief has been that better lives for all women lead to stronger families, communities, and societies.

The YWCA is committed to advancing the well-being of women in Utah through safety – offering family violence services, opportunity – with leadership and education programs, and advocacy – as a voice for change

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