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We asked community members from Monterey County, "How will you make the world a better place?"  Here's how they responded.





Thank You  for Making "Inspiring Stories, Transforming Lives" Such a Wonderful Event! 


Domestic violence knows no boundaries - socioeconomic, race, religion, or gender.  That message was driven home by Audrey Mabrey  at "Inspiring Stories, Transforming Lives".  Having survived one of the most heinous cases of domestic violence in the U.S., she shared her story of triumph, forgiveness, and the importance of community.  Read more here!

Interested in Making a Real Difference in the Lives of Women and Children Survivors of Domestic Violence?  Join Our Counseling Team!  

The YWCA is currently recruiting bilingual/bicultural therapy interns and associate social workers to provide trauma-informed bilingual (Spanish) pre-licensed marriage and family counseling services to women and children survivors of domestic violence and victims of crime.We offer group clinical supervision, training, very flexible hours and a positive team-oriented work culture.  Learn more here.

Help Women/Children in our Domestic Violence Shelter Rebuild their Lives with a Gift from our Shelter Wish List!

When a woman comes to our shelter, she may expect little more than a gymnasium with a few cots.  Instead, they find a home.  Your gift helps survivors of domestic violence get back on their feet, quickly and easily. Thank you, for caring about some of the most vulnerable members of our community. To learn more about the products and services most needed for the women and children at our Lawson Emergency Shelter, click here 

YWCA Monterey County Featured on iheartradio's Community Spotlight, AM1460/FM101.1

Have you ever wondered about how the YWCA differs from the YMCA, or when and how the YWCA became established in Monterey County?  Tune in to iheartradio's Community Spotlight as host Carbonaro and YWCA Executive Director Cheryl McCormick discuss the YWCA's programs, history in the County, and how we partner with other service provides to help survivors of domestic violence rebuild their lives. You'll be riveted by the story of Audrey Mabrey, guest speaker for the YWCA's October event, "Inspiring Stories, Transforming Lives" and survivor of one of the nation's most horrific cases of domestic violence.  Don't miss it!  Tune in here.  



K-Mozart Helps Domestic Violence Survivors Connect with YWCA Services Through PSA Donation

K-Mozart 95.1/95.9, the Central Coast's only classical music radio station, has generously donated four weeks of PSA airtime to the YWCA Monterey County. Reaching thousands of Monterey County listeners daily, this greatly appreciated service will allow us to connect with many survivors of domestic violence find the safe, confidential services she needs to keep her and her children safe and free of violence. Thank you so much, K-Mozart, for caring about some of Monterey County's most vulnerable residents - women and children survivors of domestic violence.  Listen to the PSA here.


YWCA Monterey County • 236 Monterey Street • Salinas, CA 93901
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