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Vol. CLIV, Issue 5
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Whitman Wire

Photo contributed by Malia Lewis.

Malia Lewis: Q&A with Whitman’s New Sexual Assault Victim’s Advocate

Abby Malzewski, Staff Reporter February 25, 2021

Whitman College has a new Sexual Assault Victim’s Advocate (SAVA). The college hired Malia Lewis, who is employed by Walla Walla YWCA as the Tri-College SAVA, on Jan. 7. Lewis grew up in Walla Walla...

YWCA Walla Walla offers support for local women through a womens shelter, domestic violence and sexual assault services, and enrichment programs. Photos by Chelsea Goldsmith

YWCA: Services from and for Walla Walla women

Emma Foley, Feature Reporter December 5, 2019

The shelter at Walla Walla’s YWCA looks not unlike a college dorm: a hallway breaks off into individual rooms that consist of a bed, table and closet. Upon arrival, residents go over expectations for...

Mariposa program helps Latina elementary school students thrive

Maegan Nelson October 11, 2012
As local elementary school students settle into routines for the new school year, programs are beginning to look forward to integrating themselves into these student’s lives. One program, Mariposa, seeks to improve the lives of young Hispanic women in the Walla Walla community.
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