Ohio House Bill 429 Testimony

Ohio House Bill 429 Testimony

Wednesday, May 27, 2020

YWCA Dayton President and CEO Shannon Isom delivered the following testimony to the House Civil Justice Committee in support of Ohio House Bill 429 during its hearing on May 27, 2020. HB 429 would improve and expand the Ohio Secretary of State’s Safe at Home address confidentiality program. This program assists victims of domestic violence,… Continue Reading Ohio House Bill 429 Testimony

Big hearts make big differences

Wednesday, May 20, 2020

Most 13-year-olds celebrate big for their milestone birthday. Natalee Sutton decided to give big instead. “For my 13th birthday, I was supposed to go to Great Wolf Lodge, but I can’t because of quarantine,” Natalee explained in a video posted to Facebook that was shared more than 55 times. “Turning 13 is a really big… Continue Reading Big hearts make big differences

YW launches virtual support groups for survivors

Friday, May 15, 2020

Social distancing doesn’t mean support stops. Thanks to a partnership with RAINN (Rape, Abuse & Incest National Network), YWCA Dayton’s newest offering is an online HelpRoom that provides weekly opportunities for survivors of sexual violence to receive virtual support. Entirely text-chat based, participants can enter the group “room” through any Internet-connected device and speak with… Continue Reading YW launches virtual support groups for survivors

Women of Influence paused

Thursday, May 14, 2020

YWCA Dayton has paused its largest fundraiser, its Women of Influence awards luncheon, which had originally been rescheduled from March 12 to June 3 due to the global coronavirus pandemic. “Above all else: we want our community to be safe,” said Shannon Isom, president & CEO. “This event is special; it is Dayton’s largest luncheon,… Continue Reading Women of Influence paused