Category: Week Without Violence

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Week Without Violence

Week Without Violence: How You Can Help & Recap

At YWCA St. Paul, we hold events, share stories, and advocate for victims and survivors as we work toward a world free of gender-based violence. We want everyone to know that domestic violence is preventable, there’s a way out, people want to help and there’s hope.

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Week Without Violence

Week Without Violence Feature Podcast

Listen to YWCA St. Paul’s Director of Housing and Public Policy Nikki Beasley discuss the realities of gender-based violence, and its impact on the community in YWCA St. Paul’s feature podcast for a Week Without Violence.

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Volunteer

Self-Care Kits Show How Much We Care

Little things can add up in a big way. Self-care kits—an assortment of personal care and beauty items—are especially important during Week Without Violence. It’s a time when we raise awareness and advocate for the accessible, effective, and consistent resources that survivors need to build the flourishing futures they deserve.

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Events

Week Without Violence 2021

YWCA is on a mission to eliminate racism, empower women, stand up for social justice, help families, and strengthen communities. For more than 20 years, we have set aside one week in October as a Week Without Violence—a week to raise awareness and engage action to end the broad spectrum of violence—as part of a global movement with World YWCA to end violence against women and girls. This year, we invite you to join us from October 18–23 for this year’s campaign. 

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The View from Gen Z

Taking A Stand Against Violence

“Never forget that walking away from something unhealthy is brave, even if you stumble a little on your way out the door.” ― Unknown. Learn how YWCA St. Paul has joined a global movement to end domestic violence.

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