YWCA of Kaua`i Blog

YWCA: Ending Racism and Promoting Justice

YWCA Kauai extends deepest sympathy to those impacted by the tragic shooting in Charleston, SC.

The Hunting Ground | Free Showing

The YWCA of Kaua`i in partnership with the Kaua`i Committee on the Status of Women is proud to present The Hunting Ground, a documentary that exposes sexual violence taking place across college campuses nationwide. This FREE showing will be held at the Kauai Community College (cafeteria) on April 30, 2015 doors open at 6:00 p.m.

Remember silence only protects the guilty…
Watch trailer.

Protecting Women from Gun Violence

YWCA Kauai Calls on Congress
Former Congresswoman Gabrielle Giffords, Co-Founder of Americans for Responsible Solutions, and YWCA Kauai County called on Congress to pass bipartisan legislation that protects women and families from gun violence by keeping guns out of the hands of domestic abusers and stalkers.

Gun Violence Statistics:

Nationally, women are 11 times more likely to be victims of gun violence than women in other high-income […]

YWCA Kaua`i Women’s Center Has Grand Opening and Dedication

Mahalo to all who made our Kaua`i event successful. If you haven’t seen the new YWCA Kaua`i Women’s Center, stop by soon for a tour. This building allows us to provide improved counseling services to women, children and families.

Our new Women’s Center has been a joint effort of the community, staff, and volunteers who have put endless hours of work into making this dream […]

One Billion Rising

YWCA of Kauai will be joining forces with Kauai Community College to bring you One Billion Rising on February 14, 2014. This is the global movement to Rise, Release and DANCE for justice! It is estimated that 1 in 3 women on our planet will be raped or beaten in her lifetime. That is ONE BILLION women.