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Stories of Survivors – Crisis Calls are Life-Saving Calls

Wednesday, December 1, 2021

Crisis calls are often times the first step in helping domestic violence survivors understand their resources, establish emergency plans, and get help in life-threatening situations. In 2021, crisis calls increased by 60% as the Covid-19 pandemic continues to exacerbate violence in the home. The Salt Lake Area Family Justice Center is the first line of… Continue Reading Stories of Survivors – Crisis Calls are Life-Saving Calls

Domestic Violence & Protecting Indigenous Women – Learn More. Do More.

Friday, November 19, 2021

October is Domestic Violence Awareness Month, a time to discuss why it is essential to understand what domestic violence looks like, where to go if you are experiencing domestic violence, and why it is imperative that we support domestic violence services. Anyone can experience domestic violence in their life and every case is different. YWCA Utah works… Continue Reading Domestic Violence & Protecting Indigenous Women – Learn More. Do More.

YWCA Utah Official Statement on Davis School District Discrimination

Friday, October 22, 2021

We are deeply upset by the actions and inactions of Davis School District administration, students, and staff regarding racial harassment of Black students and other students of color. All students of color deserve to live and learn without fear. It is our duty, as a community, to protect their ability to do so. Unfortunately, these… Continue Reading YWCA Utah Official Statement on Davis School District Discrimination

Digital Spaces: Sexual Assault Awareness Month 2021

Tuesday, March 30, 2021

Building Respectful & Affirming Digital Spaces  Sexual Assault Awareness Month 2021  Every April is Sexual Assault Awareness Month (SAAM), a nation-wide effort to raise awareness of sexual assault and an opportunity to share sexual assault prevention strategies. Taking our cue from the National Sexual Violence Resource Center and its 2021 focus on “Building Safe Online Spaces,“ YWCA Utah will be working to build respectful… Continue Reading Digital Spaces: Sexual Assault Awareness Month 2021