Our Commitment to Racial Justice Efforts

June 18, 2020 Like so many across this community and country, we are outraged by the devastating impacts of police violence and systemic racism. Change is long overdue. As a domestic and sexual violence service provider, we do recognize and value the critical role that law enforcement and the justice system can play in protecting… Read more »

Secret Seconds Temporary Closure

4/20/2020: UPDATE: Both Secret Seconds locations are now accepting donations of housewares and furniture, 10am- 4pm every day of the week. Please bring donations to back door and ring the bell. Donations may be left at back door for a contact-free drop off. 3/27/2020: Update- Secret Seconds will not be accepting donations while the shelter-in-place… Read more »

YWCA Missoula’s Response to COVID-19

June 1: This week, we are reopening the YWCA offices to the public. We closed our main office doors back in March in response to the COVID-19 outbreak, and since that time only our essential services for domestic and sexual violence survivors and homeless families have been available. Our goal is to reduce barriers to… Read more »

YWCA Missoula and EmpowerMT welcome Alex Kim as racial justice engagement specialist

YWCA Missoula and EmpowerMT welcome Alex Kim to serve as a joint racial justice engagement specialist. Guided by the recognition that racial equity is at the core of each organizations’ mission, EmpowerMT and the YWCA joined together to develop this collaborative position. Kim will provide support for both agencies’ internal and external racial justice programs,… Read more »