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Human Trafficking Awareness Month 2022

As we ring in a new year we also recognize January as Human Trafficking Awareness Month - a month to raise awareness about human trafficking issues and support survivors.  Human trafficking is the business of stealing freedom for profit. In some cases, traffickers...

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Serving on the Empower Yolo board is a powerful experience

There are many great agencies in Yolo County where you can get involved and serve the community.  Empower Yolo welcomes applications from community members to serve on its board of directors to make a real difference in the lives of our clients and a meaningful impact...

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Empower Yolo: preparing for a successful, new school year

After a year of distance learning and homeschooling for many children in our community including families at the shelter, Empower Yolo’s shelter staff and After School Safety and Enrichment for Teens (ASSETs) staff are preparing the kids for a successful, new school...

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Empower Yolo: challenges of housing clients

Housing insecurity and homelessness continue to be a challenge for many individuals and families in Yolo County with the pandemic further exacerbating the problem.  It can be particularly challenging as an individual or family transitions from an emergency shelter to...

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Empower Yolo: A Lighthouse of Hope

“Nothing can dim the light which shines from within.”- Dr. Maya Angelou Like Maya Angelou, we believe the human spirit can overcome extreme obstacles and still shine within. As an organization, Empower Yolo’s mission is to promote safe, healthy, and resilient...

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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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