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YWCA Dayton Events 

YWCA Dayton hosts several fundraisers and special events throughout the year, all with the purpose of supporting our mission-centered programming that empowers women and promotes racial justice.


Work Smart Salary Negotiation Training (presented by University of Dayton Women's Center)
Wednesday, April 11, 2018
5:30-7:30 p.m.
YWCA Dayton | 141 W. Third St.

Negotiating salaries can be a challenge for individuals at all stages of their careers. This workshop, facilitated by trained staff from the University of Dayton Women's Center, is designed to help you negotiate for a new job, raise, or promotion. In this workshop, you will:

  • Learn about the wage gap, including its long-term consequences;
  • How to identify and articulate your personal value;
  • How to develop an arsenal of persuasive responses and other negotiation strategies, including how to get a raise or promotion;
  • How to conduct objective market research to benchmark a target salary and benefits.

This event is offered at no cost, but space is limited. RESERVE YOUR SEAT HERE!


Accomplices & Allies Training: Recognizing, Responding and Supporting Survivors
Saturday, April 28, 2018
10 a.m.-5 p.m.
YWCA Dayton | 141 W. Third St.

YWCA Dayton is proud to present a community training session that teaches everyday people techniques for recognizing and responding to sexual violence, as well as techniques on how to support the survivors in their own lives. This day-long training session gives cultural context for sexual violence, relevant techniques for recognizing situations where violence may be present, methods on showing support to survivors, and ways to actively intervene before violence occurs. The itinerary includes:

10 a.m.-1 p.m.  Rape Culture 101  Trainees will learn the cultural context of sexual assault and recognize the intersection of violence, gender, and social position. Relevant examples of existing cultural tropes will be presented and interpreted through the context of sexual violence.

1-2 p.m.  Lunch Break  Trainees will be given a one-hour break for lunch; food is not provided. YWCA Dayton is within walking distance of many downtown eateries; view THIS MAP for a full listing.

2-5 p.m.  Showing Up, Showing Support  Trainees will be shown examples of possible scenarios and contexts in which sexual violence may be present. Trainees will also learn techniques for responding to sexual assault disclosures and methods of providing support to survivors. Methods for actively intervening in situations before violence occurs will also be presented, with trainees given a chance to demonstrate these skills. 

This training is free, but space is limited. RESERVE YOUR SEAT HERE!

YWCA Dayton Day at the Dayton Dragons
Sunday, May 20, 2018
2 p.m.
Fifth Third Field | 220 N. Patterson Blvd.

It's a FUNdraiser! Come out and have a great time with friends and family for a Dragons game in our group seating section.
Here's what's included:
• Game ticket for a stadium seat
• Great family entertainment
• A Dragons hat
• Over $25 in value … but the cost is just $10 and $5 of every ticket is returned to YWCA Dayton

Purchase tickets HERE (Passcode: YWCA) or complete THIS FORM and mail to Dayton Dragons, Fifth Third Field, PO Box 2107, Dayton, OH 45401 or fax to 937-228-2284. You can also pay via phone by calling 937-228-2287 (ask for the box office) or emailing your form to dragons@daytondragons.com.



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