Empower Yolo Celebrates 40th Anniversary

Empower Yolo, founded March 4, 1977, enjoys a rich history of providing services for survivors of violence and helping families stay safe and healthy for the past 40 years. “This year, Empower Yolo will be celebrating more than its 40th year of operation; we celebrate...

Teens are Focus of Two Thriving Programs

By Adelita Serena and Juan Lopez The excitement of a new school year is in the air. Two great programs for Yolo County youths not to be missed this year are Empower Yolo’s After School Safety Enrichment for Teens (ASSETs) and the My Strength/Be Strong prevention group...

Promotoras Serve as Treasured Mentors

By Roxanne Grijalva and Natalia Baltazar Since the merger with Center for Families in January, Empower Yolo has expanded its services to clients and outreach to the community. Along with the expansion of the Wallace and Vannucci confidential shelter, thanks to HomeAid...

Empower Yolo Powers Up Its Board

By Cathy Farman I am the chair of Empower Yolo’s board of directors. I joined the board of Empower Yolo two years ago, primarily because Empower Yolo operates the county’s only shelter for families seeking safety from domestic violence. I had a debt of gratitude I’d...
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