From: YWCA Utah
To: David Lifferth,
Subject: January News and Notes from YWCA Utah
Date: Tue Jan 28 20:30:38 MST 2014
 news & notes
Thank You For Believing in the YWCA!

Thank you for believing in the YWCA in 2013. With your help, in FY12-13, we provided just under 1,000 women and children with a safe place to stay and the chance to build healthy, violence-free lives. Our children's programs provided 1,300 children with a nurturing, loving environment and our programs for every woman provided opportunities for leadership and personal growth.


Click here to view a few highlights from 2013.


We look forward to seeing more of you in 2014!

Register Now for the Young Women's Leadership Summit - February 7
Join the YWCA Young Women's Council for its annual Young Women's Leadership Summit on February 7, 2014. Registration is free for young YWCA Members.


The summit will focus on becoming more engaged in your life, and taking advantage of opportunities today, regardless of your future plans.


The keynote speaker is Dr. Vivian Lee, Senior Vice President for Health Sciences at the University of Utah, Dean of the University's School of Medicine, and CEO of University of Utah Health Care. 


Young Women's Leadership Summit
Friday, February 7, 2014, 8:00 AM to 1:30 PM
Wells Fargo Center
299 South Main Street, 2nd Floor  



Join the Movement. One Billion Rising - February 14


One in three women on the planet will be raped or beaten in her lifetime. That is one billion women.


In 2013, one billion women and men shook the earth through dance. This year, on February 14, we are again calling on women and men everywhere to harness their power and imagination to rise for justice.


Watch the nine minute film about the movement, which premiered at the Sundance Film Festival, and share to help stop the violence.

Join us Rise and Shine - March 6

Join the YWCA in celebration of International Women's Day at the tenth annual Rise & Shine breakfast. This free breakfast is a wonderful opportunity to learn more about the YWCA and our work to provide safety, opportunity and change for Utah women and their families.


Contact Mckelle at or 801.537.8612 to volunteer as a table captain, or to RSVP for the event. Reservations are required.


Rise and Shine Breakfast
Thursday, March 6, 2014, 8:00 AM to 9:00 AM
Little America Hotel
500 South Main Street

Real Women Run Declared Candidates Training - March 22

This training is for women who have declared candidacy and their campaign staff.     


Saturday, March 22, 8:30 AM - 2:00 PM
Hinckley Institute of Politics
260 South Campus Center Drive
Salt Lake City, Utah 84112



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