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YWCA: Services from and for Walla Walla women

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 group living; they carry their toiletries from their room to the bathroom and label their food in the...

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 Latina women in the Walla Walla community. Anne-Marie Schwerin,...

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