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EACH FLAG REPRESENTS A PERSON WHO SOUGHT SAFETY AT YWCA Utah DUE TO DOMESTIC VIOLENCE LAST YEAR

Press Release: October is Domestic Violence Awareness Month – Help Give Voice to Those Who Have Experienced Abuse in their Intimate Relationships

Monday, October 1, 2018

1in3 women in Utah will experience domestic violence during her lifetime. To give voice to victims who often are a silent minority, we invite community members to wear purple in support of domestic violence awareness on Fridays throughout October and share #YWCAgoesPurple. “Domestic violence is a serious issue that affects everyone, and causes damage to… Continue Reading Press Release: October is Domestic Violence Awareness Month – Help Give Voice to Those Who Have Experienced Abuse in their Intimate Relationships

Utah Women's Policy Conference

Media Advisory: Utah Women’s Policy Conference Sold Out Event – First Presentation of the 2018 Report on the Well-Being of Women in Utah

Tuesday, August 21, 2018

YWCA Utah will host the first-ever Utah Women’s Policy Conference. This conference is a unique opportunity to overcome divisiveness, develop shared understanding, and elevate the conversation around critical issues impacting our state. Leading experts on women’s policy issues, state legislators, policymakers, advocates for Utah women and girls, and community members wanting to get involved   MEDIA… Continue Reading Media Advisory: Utah Women’s Policy Conference Sold Out Event – First Presentation of the 2018 Report on the Well-Being of Women in Utah

YWCA LeaderLuncheon

Press Release: Over 1,300 Community Members will Celebrate Outstanding Utah Women at YWCA LeaderLuncheon

Monday, August 20, 2018

At this year’s 30th annual YWCA LeaderLuncheon on Friday, September 7 from 11:30 AM to 2:00 PM at the Grand America Hotel (555 Main St, Salt Lake City, UT 84111), community members will come together to celebrate, be inspired, and raise critical funds for YWCA Utah. Piper Kerman, author of Orange is the New Black, will… Continue Reading Press Release: Over 1,300 Community Members will Celebrate Outstanding Utah Women at YWCA LeaderLuncheon

Announcing Project Launch of Interagency Response to Strangulation

Media Advisory: Announcing Project Launch of Interagency Response to Strangulation

Tuesday, August 7, 2018

Last year, over three dozen Utah women were killed by an intimate partner. While homicide data reveal a startling correlation between forms of domestic violence and a woman’s risk for future lethality, a lack of training and protocols for danger assessment on the part of community responders leads to missed opportunities for intervention. Of the… Continue Reading Media Advisory: Announcing Project Launch of Interagency Response to Strangulation