YWCA makes its debut in WW’s Give! Guide

YWCA of Greater Portland and the Family Preservation Project debut in the Willamette Week’s 12th Annual Give!Guide Let’s have an incredible first year this holiday season by starting strong and spreading the word about this exciting annual effort that helps raise money for the YWCA of Greater Portland Family Preservation Project and other local non-profits! Visit our Give!…

Nowhere to Hide

Street Roots recently published an article titled Nowhere to Hide: How Portland’s rental market is making a bad situation worse for domestic violence survivors. YWCA’s own Yolanda Project supervisor, Becky Beier was quoted several times in the article as she referred to her own experience having to inform survivors that there isn’t any shelter space…

domestic violence awareness month: healthy relationships

Domestic violence is preventable, and by addressing the root causes that allow for violence to happen, we can make our communities healthier and safer for everyone. Raising awareness about healthy relationships and the importance of prevention is an important aspect of our collective DVAM efforts. Resources: healthy relationships come in all shapes and sizes 5…

Upcoming Events

Black Girl in Suburbia (11/18)

In partnership with the Urban League of Portland, the YWCA of Greater Portland is hosting a free film screening of Black Girl in Suburbia followed by a community discussion with the filmmaker Melissa Lowery. Black Girl In Suburbia is a 55 minute feature documentary, filmed throughout greater Portland, that looks into the experiences of black…

YL@YW Black Girl in Suburbia discussion (11/18)

Attention young women of the YWCA! Are you looking to expand your resume with professional development opportunities? Do you want to network with other young professionals that share your passion for social justice and philanthropy? JOIN US. We are forming a Young Leadership group of the YWCA of Greater Portland, or as we like to…

sexual assault dynamics (12/02)

This presentation will help participants understand the root causes of sexual violence, its prevalence, its impact on survivors, and the dynamics that make sexual violence a stigmatizing crime.