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Underserved youth enjoys arts and crafts during last week of YWCA’s Camp Y

Wednesday, August 2, 2017

By Priscella Vega For Paige Kenyon, seeing children participate in new activities and flourish through a summer camp geared toward low-income families is inspiring. The 18-year-old has volunteered her time to the YWCA of Glendale’s Camp Y – which began in 2010- since she was in seventh grade. Now, she serves as the camp director’s… Continue Reading Underserved youth enjoys arts and crafts during last week of YWCA’s Camp Y

On the Town: YWCA honors 7 women and establishes memorial award

Tuesday, April 25, 2017

By Joyce Rudolph For the many gifts they give to the Glendale community, seven women were recognized at the 20th annual YWCA Glendale Legacy Luncheon held earlier this month at the Oakmont Country Club. Receiving the Heart & Excellence Awards were Jeannie Flint, Nancy Guillen, Janet Hamilton, Joan-Patricia “JP” O’Connor, Nancy Stone and Georgiana Wu. Lina… Continue Reading On the Town: YWCA honors 7 women and establishes memorial award

KCRW: Are fears of deportation keeping abuse victims from speaking out?

Thursday, April 20, 2017

By Jenny Hamel  The Trump administration’s tough talk on immigration has had a chilling effect on the immigrant community in Los Angeles, especially on women who are victims of domestic violence and sexual assault. One victim, who requested anonymity out of fear of deportation, described enduring beatings from her husband for many years without ever… Continue Reading KCRW: Are fears of deportation keeping abuse victims from speaking out?