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Empower Yolo: Virtual, Youth Summer Programs

As the academic school year comes to an end, Empower Yolo moves forward through the continued challenges of the pandemic to offer local youths engaging, virtual, summer programs. Through Empower Yolo’s After School Safety & Enrichment for Teens (ASSETs) program,...

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Shelter-in-Place While Living in Abusive Homes

By: Amy Groven, LMFT, Director of Clinical Programs, Empower Yolo Shelter in place is supposed to keep us safe, but for some people, it means being trapped in their home with abusive partners. With tension already being high, and then adding further stress from...

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A Statement from Empower Yolo

Dear Community, As an organization committed to promoting safe, healthy and resilient communities, Empower Yolo unequivocally believes that Black lives matter and will continue to advocate for and support those most marginalized by racism, police brutality, and other...

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Resiliency Amid COVID-19

When the national emergency was announced and shelter in place was put into effect the first thing Empower Yolo’s Executive Director, Lynnette Irlmeier emphasized was to let everyone know that “we are open and here to serve the community.”  From that point on Empower...

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Supporting Survivors of Sexual Assault Amid a Pandemic

April is Sexual Assault Awareness Month and Child Abuse Prevention Month. As we adapt to an ongoing global crisis, Empower Yolo continues to support survivors of sexual assault amidst the challenges the coronavirus pandemic has created for our community. In the U.S.,...

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How to get Involved

Empower Yolo supporters are awesome. They come to us as donors, sponsors and volunteers from many different backgrounds. They give from their hearts and donate their time and money to help Empower Yolo clients whether it’s listening on the crisis hotline, providing...

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Human Trafficking Awareness Month – January 2020

January is Human Trafficking Awareness Month. Second only to the illegal drug trade, human trafficking is the world’s second most profitable criminal enterprise and in California, there is an increasing need to provide more assistance and care for the victims and...

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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
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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