YWCA Missoula Receives Grant from Plum Creek Foundation

MISSOULA – YWCA Missoula is pleased to announce it has received a $2,500 grant from the Plum Creek Foundation to update the Pathways Domestic Violence Shelter. YWCA Missoula’s Pathways program serves Missoula and rural communities of Western Montana to provide safety and refuge for women and their families when escaping domestic violence. The funds will… Read more »

I Am Not Alone

I had just finished dinner with my fiancé on Sunday, Aug. 10, when I saw the headline flash across his Internet home page, “Police: Black teen shot in Missouri was unarmed.” I found myself saying out loud, “What is wrong with the world? How many more black teenagers have to die before people get fed… Read more »

The First Step: Recognition

“If you have come here to help me, you are wasting your time….But if you have come because your liberation is bound with mine, then let us work together.” – Anonymous Aboriginal Woman “White privilege is like a big, invisible stick,” a friend of mine said recently. “White people will walk into a room of… Read more »

Stereotypes Hurt: Sexism

This PSA on Sexism is one in three that are part of YWCA Missoula’s Racial Justice Social Marketing Campaign 2011.

American Indian Health Care PSA

America’s Heath Care System is failing all of us….but it’s especially failing American Indians. For example, Indian women are among the racial groups least likely to get breast cancer. But, when they are diagnosed, they die three times more often than white women. When Congress takes on health care reform this summer, lets make sure… Read more »