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YWCA Spokane hosts October domestic violence awareness events

For Domestic Violence Action Month, people in Spokane are encouraged to show support for survivors by wearing purple as the national color of DVAM. Business partners will shine purple lights and post YWCA’s free materials in stores and offices. 

I Like Myself read by YWCA Regina Malveaux for Storytime from the Tower

The uniqueness of everyone is important to honor and celebrate - and that is the message of Karen Beaumont's book, "I Like Myself" (published by HMH Books, 2004) with illustrations by David Catrow. YWCA CEO Regina Malveaux reads this title for Storytime from the Tower .

Everyone needs this message and perhaps a reminder of it on their bookshelf! Get your copy locally at Auntie’s Bookstore or Wishing Tree Books BOTH offer order and pick up service during this crazy time.

Advocacy groups offer texting line for domestic violence victims

Though the Spokane Police Department’s domestic violence cases are not on the rise, neither the department nor victim advocacy groups think those numbers are indicative of the true problem. The stay-home order has brought on unique barriers for victims, and advocacy groups in Spokane and North Idaho hope that providing a texting option could be a lifeline for some of these victims.

Then and Now: Federal courthouse in downtown Spokane

The Thomas S. Foley United States Courthouse was originally envisioned as a joint federal and municipal building, but voters failed to pass a $10.4 million bond to combine the two governmental buildings.

YWCA Spokane selects East Valley grad as Young Woman Achievement

Christine Dugger is still a teenager, but she has been keenly aware of the cost of drug and alcohol abuse since she was 6, when her grandmother died of a drug overdose. She’s spent her teen years devoted to speaking against drug and alcohol abuse and working to support fellow teenagers with their mental health.

YWCA to honor Marion Moos with lifetime achievement award

Marion Moos was a farm wife for many years before she began to realize that the rights of women were being neglected. This sparked a quest for equality that would lead her to be called Spokane’s “mother of feminism” before she died this year.