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Fall 2019 Sojourner Newsletter

Thursday, October 31, 2019

Fall 2019 Sojourner Newsletter In this edition of Sojourner, we highlight amazing programs at the YWCA and across our community, including YWEmpowered, Woke Words, Real Women Run, Candy Cane Lane, and the Wasatch Community Gardens. We also take a look at a few our recent events: LeaderLuncheon and Domestic Violence Awareness Month. If you’d like to… Continue Reading Fall 2019 Sojourner Newsletter

The Dangers of Strangulation: New Protocol Will Help Save Lives

Monday, June 3, 2019

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE June 3, 2019 Media Contact: Sergeant Brandon Shearer 801.799.3352 or brandon.shearer@slcgov.com Media Contact: Amberlie Phillips 801-537-8614 or aphillips@ywcautah.org   The Dangers of Strangulation New Protocol Will Help Save Lives   Salt Lake City, UT: Each year, approximately 80 Utah children are present at the murder or attempted murder of their mothers and… Continue Reading The Dangers of Strangulation: New Protocol Will Help Save Lives

Restorative Justice in the Education System

Community Compact on the Use of Restorative Justice for the Safety and Empowerment of Utah Youth

Friday, May 24, 2019

Presented by the Justice & Equality for Kids Roundtable Signed by the following organizations as of April 2019: Voices for Utah Children Journey of Hope The Utah Education Association Ogden Branch NAACP Utah Juvenile Defender Attorneys Restorative Justice Collaborative of Utah Disability Law Center YWCA Utah ACLU of Utah Racially Just Utah   Restorative Justice… Continue Reading Community Compact on the Use of Restorative Justice for the Safety and Empowerment of Utah Youth

Heather Dopp Mom Congress Maternal Mental Health Utah

Heather’s Maternal Mental Health Advocacy Story

Friday, May 24, 2019

By YWCA Utah Director of Public Policy Erin Jemison   Heather Dopp’s story helped secure funding from the Utah Legislature for the first-ever state investment in maternal mental health services. Heather’s returned from Washington, D.C.’s Mom Congress, an event bringing Moms and those who support them from across the country to talk to federal policymakers… Continue Reading Heather’s Maternal Mental Health Advocacy Story

Lolie Eccles Early Education Center

Bringing YWCA Values to Early Education in Salt Lake City

Thursday, March 28, 2019

The Lolie Eccles Early Education Center at the YWCA is a NAEYC-accredited center serving families with children six-weeks to elementary school. In addition to full-time child care, we offer high-quality preschool, full-day kindergarten, and day and summer camps.   Inquire About Admissions Our Programs The Lolie Eccles Early Education Center offers seven classrooms for individual… Continue Reading Bringing YWCA Values to Early Education in Salt Lake City