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Beavercreek students help survivors, assemble aftercare kits

Wednesday, June 15, 2022

A group of Beavercreek students came together to support local survivors of sexual violence, putting together care packages to help survivors in the after math. After reporting a sexual assault, many survivors will receive a forensic exam. The exam is intense and can re-traumatize. After going to the hospital for an exam (also known as… Continue Reading Beavercreek students help survivors, assemble aftercare kits

New playground to support YWCA shelter, youth programs

Wednesday, February 16, 2022

YWCA Dayton’s 19-acre Huber Heights Campus is getting more active by the day, thanks to its newest amenity – a 34-by-23-foot outdoor playground and activity center. “This playground is an amazing resource for YWCA in Huber Heights,” said Taylor Green, manager of youth/teen programming. “Playgrounds help children establish as sense of confidence and build self-esteem,… Continue Reading New playground to support YWCA shelter, youth programs

Special deliveries

Monday, November 8, 2021

Recovering from violence is hard – so our Center for Survivors of Sexual Violence (CSSV) team works hard to bring as many moments of joy to survivors’ lives as possible. Starting this fall, participants in our sexual violence support groups were able to opt-in to receiving monthly care packages delivered discreetly to their door. “The… Continue Reading Special deliveries

No more silent witnesses: A call to action for bystander intervention

Wednesday, October 20, 2021

The lack of accountability to the care and safety of another human being violently attacked in public is becoming commonplace – people being moved to document on their cell phones instead of rendering aid. Although bystander intervention can be overwhelming or scary for some, the first reaction should always be to call for help –… Continue Reading No more silent witnesses: A call to action for bystander intervention