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YWCA Utah Update Deserving of Your Donation

Wednesday, December 22, 2021

As this year comes to an end, we reflect on the overwhelming love and support we’ve received throughout 2021, despite the inevitable challenges that come with living through a pandemic. From the labor shortages to the collateral damage we’ve experienced as an organization this year, we’re exhausting every resource to continue supporting those in greatest… Continue Reading YWCA Utah Update Deserving of Your Donation

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 a 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