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State & Community Leaders Come Together to Announce Governor Cox’s Declaration of February as Maternal Mental Health Month

Tuesday, February 16, 2021

Salt Lake City, UT– State and community leaders, including Utah First Lady Abby Cox and state legislators, will gather on February 17th at 12:00 PM via Zoom to announce Governor Cox’s Declaration of February 2021 as Maternal Mental Health Awareness Month and to discuss significant statewide maternal mental health efforts including recent legislation and state… Continue Reading State & Community Leaders Come Together to Announce Governor Cox’s Declaration of February as Maternal Mental Health Month

Celebrating Black History Month 2021 in Our Community

Monday, February 1, 2021

Black History Month may look a bit different this year as many community organizations, non-profits, and activists shift their work and celebrations virtual to keep our community safe, but there is no shortage of opportunities to gather virtually to celebrate the month. Whether it be a panel, film screening, art exhibit, or keynote speaker, we’ve… Continue Reading Celebrating Black History Month 2021 in Our Community

YWCA Utah Expands Eligibility to Offer Affordable Housing to More Single Mothers in Need

Friday, December 4, 2020

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Contact: Pamela Carlston Chief Development Officer YWCA Utah P 801.537.8614 | pcarlston@ywcautah.org   Salt Lake City, UT — YWCA Utah is dedicated to meeting our mission through diverse programmatic offerings such as domestic violence services, childcare, public policy, women’s leadership, and race equity programming. As the first and most comprehensive domestic violence services… Continue Reading YWCA Utah Expands Eligibility to Offer Affordable Housing to More Single Mothers in Need

Our Response to COVID-19

Thursday, March 26, 2020

As the situation around COVID-19 develops, we are continually evaluating our procedures and practices to ensure the safety of our staff, residents, and community members. Despite these difficult times, we remain steadfast in our dedication to advancing the well-being of Utah women and their families through safety, opportunity, and advocacy. SAFETY We are committed to… Continue Reading Our Response to COVID-19

YWCA Is First in Utah and First YWCA in U.S. to Achieve Sanctuary Certification

Wednesday, February 26, 2020

Salt Lake City, February 26, 2020 – YWCA Utah announced today that after nearly four years of sustained effort, it has achieved certification in the trauma-informed Sanctuary Model—and that it is the first organization in Utah and the first YWCA in the United States to reach this significant milestone.  Sanctuary implementation is a major component… Continue Reading YWCA Is First in Utah and First YWCA in U.S. to Achieve Sanctuary Certification