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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...

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Pilot Project Aims to Better Server Survivors of Abuse

Empower Yolo, the Yolo County District Attorney’s Office and the Yolo County Administrator’s Office have joined forces on a new project to address the needs of victims of family violence, sexual assault and human trafficking as part of the mission of the newly formed...

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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...

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Play School Experience Gives Tots a Head Start

By Josie Enriquez and Jessica Olivares Play-based educational programs for parents and young children have many wonderful benefits. The National Association for the Education of Young Children believes that preschool children learn best when: They have positive and...

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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...

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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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More Stories About Empower Yolo

ArticleDate Resource
Empower Yolo Paints the County PurpleOctober 1, 2016Daily Democrat
Local Worker Co-op Promotes Empowerment and Green Cleaning October 13, 2016Davis Enterprise
Empower Yolo Expands ServicesMarch 23, 2016Davis Vanguard
Hope Happens because of YouFebruary 25, 2016Home Aid Sacramento
Sponsors of Empower Yolo to Be HonoredFebruary 12, 2016Daily Democrat
Empower Yolo focuses on teen dating violence and more in Davis schoolsJanuary 12. 2016Davis Enterprise
Empower Yolo merges with Center for FamiliesJanuary 6, 2016Daily Democrat
Empower Yolo & Center for Families MergeJanuary 3, 2016Davis Enterprise
Shelter expansion aids victims of domestic violenceDecember 10, 2015Davis Enterprise
‘Seven’ tells story of correcting injusticesJuly 31, 2015Daily Democrat
Empower Yolo educates Davis Parents on Sexual AssaultJanuary 15, 2015Davis Enterprise
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