About our Events and Workshops

The YWCA of Greater Portland offers a variety of workshops and fundraising events that provide hundreds of individuals, organizations, and businesses the opportunity to engage in social change through participation and sponsorship.

We offer regular workshops for individuals and businesses on social justice topics such as domestic violence and the workplace, anti-violence and sexual assault prevention, advocacy, allyship, diversity training, and more.

These events and fundraisers help us fulfill our mission of eliminating racism and empowering women, and move us towards building a stronger community.

Sponsorship Opportunities

If you’re interested in sponsoring one of our community events or workshops, contact Susan Stoltenberg, Executive Director, at (503) 294-7490 or susans@ywcapdx.org.

 


Difficult Conversations

Difficult Conversations

Tuesday, October 17, 2017
4610 SE Belmont

Survivors and advocates are dealing with a dire lack of resources in our communities. This training will explore how to talk about options and safety plan with survivors when local emergency housing is full; waiting lists are long, and there are no available resources.

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Domestic Violence 101

Thursday, October 26, 2017
4610 SE Belmont St.

Domestic Violence (DV) 101 offers an introduction to the underlying root causes of violence against women and gender-based violence and increases understanding of the many forms of DV and how to respond.

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Domestic Violence 102

In Her Shoes/DV 102 will review domestic violence and use the In Her Shoes tool to give attendees a deeper understanding of what survivors face in an abusive relationship.

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Financial Literacy

Financial Literacy: Moving Ahead Through Financial Management

Wednesday, November 8, 2017
4610 SE Belmont

Learn tactics to understand financial fundamentals and basic steps to building a strong financial base, including budgeting, saving, building credit and managing debt . Gain resources to strengthen survivor confidence in order to take action and strategies to address the financial and safety challenges of ending a relationship with an abusive partner

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