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YWCA Glendale announces permanent closure of pool and hosts commemoration event

November 9, 2017 Contact: Sylvia Chinn YWCA Glendale (818) 242-4155 sylviachinn@glendaleywca.org YWCA Glendale announces permanent closure of pool and hosts commemoration event Glendale, CA November 9, 2017 – Amid years of decline in pool usage, rising operating costs and anticipated reinvestment, YWCA Glendale will permanently close its swimming pool and end its aquatics program [...]

By | November 9th, 2017|Press|0 Comments

DVAM 2017: HIGHLIGHTS AND NEXT STEPS

October is Domestic Violence Awareness Month (DVAM) and this year we celebrated its 30th birthday! DVAM was first nationally recognized in 1987, connecting advocates across the nation who were working to end violence against women and their children. Ever since, October has been observed as time for organizations and individuals come together to raise awareness about domestic violence, [...]

By | November 1st, 2017|Blog|0 Comments

THE TYPE OF ABUSE NO ONE IS TALKING ABOUT

FINANCIAL ABUSE OCCURS IN 99% OF DOMESTIC VIOLENCE CASES Financial or economic abuse occurs when someone makes or tries to make a person financially dependent by taking control of financial resources, not allowing access to finances or stealing money. Financial abuse is one of the most common forms of domestic violence. Financial abuse is often hard [...]

By | October 23rd, 2017|Blog|0 Comments

COMING OUT OF HOMELESSNESS: FIDELA’S JOURNEY TO SAFETY

Fidela's Story: “In February of 2014 I was really sick, alone, and scared, and I didn’t know what to do. I had experienced domestic violence, both physically and emotionally. I was sleeping in my car and suffered through the heat and the cold and the hunger until I called the YWCA. They quickly answered [...]

By | October 20th, 2017|Blog|0 Comments

Glendale Domestic Violence Homicide Hits Close to Home as Advocates Prepare for Domestic Violence Awareness Month

Glendale, CA, September 25, 2017 —  As domestic violence survivors and advocates with YWCA Glendale geared up to observe Domestic Violence Awareness Month throughout October, news broke of a local Glendale women found dead in her home last Saturday in an apparent murder-suicide. The incident illustrates the need for greater awareness and increased community support [...]

By | September 27th, 2017|Press|0 Comments
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