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Announcing Shift: A peer-to-peer initiative to prevent teen dating violence

Tuesday, February 1, 2022

More than a third of adolescents in America experience sexual, physical, verbal, or emotional dating abuse, according to The NO MORE Project, and females between the ages of 16 and 24 are roughly three times more likely than the rest of the population to be abused by an intimate partner. While teens who suffer dating… Continue Reading Announcing Shift: A peer-to-peer initiative to prevent teen dating violence

Purple Paws: Preble Pets Against Domestic Violence sets fundraising record

Friday, October 22, 2021

Abuse affects the whole family. More than half of domestic violence victims are reluctant to leave their abusers because they’d also be abandoning their pets. Thanks to community partnerships with local veterinarians, SICSA Pet Adoption Center, and the Humane Society, YWCA Dayton connects women entering our domestic violence shelters – the only ones in Montgomery… Continue Reading Purple Paws: Preble Pets Against Domestic Violence sets fundraising record

Winning the leadership lottery

Wednesday, August 11, 2021

Most lottery winners look forward to receiving a large sum of cash – but for one member of Team YWCA, her winning ticket was priceless. Miranda Armstead, rural advocate at YWCA Dayton, was the lucky recipient of a special experience, instead of a fortune, when she won a place in this year’s Leadership Preble County… Continue Reading Winning the leadership lottery

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