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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

Staff Member Reaches 20-Year Anniversary at YWCA Utah

Sunday, July 31, 2022

Joan Remund celebrates 20 years with YWCA Utah spanning roles as Case Manager, Transitional Housing Director, Director of the Salt Lake Area Family Justice Center, and most recently Program Administrator for domestic violence services.  Remund joined YWCA Utah staff in 2002 as a Case Manager in the Kathleen Robison Huntsman (KRH) Apartments transitional housing program.… Continue Reading Staff Member Reaches 20-Year Anniversary at YWCA Utah

Roe v. Wade Overturned: What You Need to Know in Utah

Thursday, June 30, 2022

YWCA Utah stands in solidarity with YWCA USA and YWCA’s across the country. We will continue to make our voice heard and support Utah organizations fighting for abortion rights and reproductive justice. More Information on Utah’s Trigger Laws  Please note, Utah law specifically uses the word woman in their statute and we acknowledge that this… Continue Reading Roe v. Wade Overturned: What You Need to Know in Utah

Celebrating Pride Month and Juneteenth

Tuesday, June 14, 2022

This month, we celebrate Juneteenth and Pride Month in the midst of the ongoing fight against anti-Black racism and violence. As we worked on compiling this month’s content, we asked how can we use this moment to deepen our collective understanding of how Black Liberation is Queer Liberation. We hope the content we have curated will illuminate the… Continue Reading Celebrating Pride Month and Juneteenth

Thank You for Supporting LeaderLuncheon

Tuesday, May 24, 2022

WE OFFER OUR GENUINE GRATITUDE FOR YOUR SUPPORT AT LEADERLUNCHEON  YWCA Utah is still buzzing after our signature event just days ago! LeaderLuncheon created space for honest conversations, open hearts, and sincere gathering to uplift the organization’s impactful work, honor the Outstanding Achievement Award winners, and learn from keynote speaker and YWCA supporter Angela Davis,… Continue Reading Thank You for Supporting LeaderLuncheon