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World Day Against Trafficking In Persons

Thursday, July 30, 2020

July 30th is World Day Against Trafficking in Persons National Human Trafficking Resource Center Hotline: 1-888-373-7888 The World Day against Trafficking in Persons was proclaimed by the United Nations General Assembly, in its resolution A/RES/68/192. Human trafficking is a serious crime and a grave violation of human rights. Every year, thousands of men, women and children… Continue Reading World Day Against Trafficking In Persons

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YWCA Receives Healing Art Grant From Indiana Arts Commission

Tuesday, July 21, 2020

For Immediate Release Contact Tracy Hurd 765-427-4119 YWCA Greater Lafayette is among the recipients of $2.8 million in grants approved by the Indiana Arts Commission and announced Monday morning. for community-based arts projects. The grants allocate state and federal funds to support organizations and projects in 2021. The award of $2,910 to YWCA Greater Lafayette… Continue Reading YWCA Receives Healing Art Grant From Indiana Arts Commission

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YWCA Greater Lafayette Receives Grant from Google.org to Empower Women and Underserved Americans

Wednesday, July 15, 2020

For Immediate Release Contact Tracy Hurd 765-427-4119 YWCA Greater Lafayette has received a grant to implement its Empowerment Suits You program for the local community as part of Google.org’s $5 million-dollar commitment to YWCA USA.  YWCA Greater Lafayette is proud to be a member of the inaugural cohort of grantees at 12 local associations in… Continue Reading YWCA Greater Lafayette Receives Grant from Google.org to Empower Women and Underserved Americans

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Healing Art At Home

Monday, June 29, 2020

YWCA Greater Lafayette’s Outreach Coordinator and Violence Prevention Educator, Kelly Hampton, is back with a post about how art and creative expression are a healing force for survivors of domestic violence and trauma. Healing Art & Domestic Violence Domestic violence, by nature, is a destructive force and one that rips power and control away from… Continue Reading Healing Art At Home

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Family Fun & The Great Outdoors

Tuesday, June 9, 2020

Family Fun & The Great Outdoors Hello, Kelly Hampton here, your Outreach Coordinator for YWCA Greater Lafayette’s Domestic Violence Intervention & Prevention Program. Summer is supposed to be a time to rest and recharge batteries after a long school year, a stressful winter, chaotic holidays, and months without sunshine, but 2020 has thrown us a… Continue Reading Family Fun & The Great Outdoors

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Family Game Night

Thursday, May 28, 2020

Did you know that healthy interactions between parents and children decrease the probability of violence in the future? One of the best ways to work on communication, conflict resolution, and stress management skills within parent/child or sibling relationships is through engaging in activities together – board games, arts & crafts, exercise, movie nights, and more!… Continue Reading Family Game Night

Stand Against Racism 2019 Recap

Wednesday, March 18, 2020

Written By: Leah Giorgini | Senior Director Domestic Violence Intervention & Prevention Program   YWCA USA’s annual national campaign Stand Against Racism 2020 is nearly upon us! YWCA Greater Lafayette has been communicating with businesses and community groups throughout Lafayette and West Lafayette as we determine what the 2020 Stand Against Racism will look like,… Continue Reading Stand Against Racism 2019 Recap

Domestic violence services available 24/7 from YWCA Greater Lafayette

Monday, March 18, 2019

YWCA Greater Lafayette reminds you that it has a Domestic Violence Intervention and Prevention Program that serves as a resource for anyone who is struggling with domestic violence or sexual violence in any form. The YWCA has provided safe shelter for survivors of domestic violence for 40 years.  The program serves thousands of others who… Continue Reading Domestic violence services available 24/7 from YWCA Greater Lafayette