YWCA Utah’s Story

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Call to Action Foundation X YWCA Utah

Monday, July 31, 2023

The partnership between the Call to Action Foundation and YWCA Utah has been instrumental in creating transformative experiences and opportunities for domestic violence survivors and their children. In 2021, the Call to Action Foundation approved a contribution of $658,700 over the course of three years to support the child survivors of domestic violence living on… Continue Reading Call to Action Foundation X YWCA Utah

Our Children’s Services Story

Monday, July 31, 2023

The Evolution of the Sharks  YWCA Utah’s Afterschool Coordinator, Liz Griffin, is essentially the reason for our Afterschool Program being known as “The Sharks”. Our branding started with simple swimsuits one Summer. Liz thought it would be both convenient and cute to purchase matching swimsuits for the kids to borrow. The swimsuits we found had… Continue Reading Our Children’s Services Story

Juneteenth & Pride Month

Monday, June 26, 2023

Every year, June marks a time when we recognize the historical roots of our social justice movements, and the work ahead of us. Our efforts were only made possible with the decades of community, organizing, and stories that were built while working towards the goal of making our world more just. June is recognized as… Continue Reading Juneteenth & Pride Month

Chief Mission Impact Officer Saundra Stokes is Interim CEO

Tuesday, September 6, 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 to day needs and emergencies of the organization changed, Liz Owens navigated the unprecedented times with grace and kindness. She continued to lead by example… Continue Reading Chief Mission Impact Officer Saundra Stokes is Interim CEO

National Black-Owned Business Month

Monday, August 1, 2022

The value of entrepreneurship has long been a major influence in the Black community, making it an essential contributor to the nation’s economy. The devastating impact of the pandemic and ongoing socioeconomic battles like lack of access to much-needed capital to open or expand ventures have made it extremely challenging for Black entrepreneurs trying to… Continue Reading National Black-Owned Business Month