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Advocacy Starts With “Me”

Monday, December 17, 2018

Briana Tomblin A Doctor stares intently at a patients x-ray results after many minutes of silence he finally says, “Wow did you know your lungs are full of fluid” the patient perks up. Although, this isn’t news anyone wants to hear she is hopeful that someone is finally going to take her concerns seriously. You… Continue Reading Advocacy Starts With “Me”

Sex Trafficking in Our Community

Monday, April 16, 2018

I grew up in Jacksonville, Florida, in a lower-middle-class neighborhood. When friends would visit they would tell me about the drug deals they saw at the local corner store, or the pimp standing outside the barbershop. I say this not to relate, but to make a point: I saw poverty, but never experienced it; same… Continue Reading Sex Trafficking in Our Community

Yes, We are Still Here!

Thursday, March 1, 2018

On May 1, 2017, I started working for YWCA Lake County. No not YMCA and yes, there is a YWCA in Lake County. YWCA Lake County is a non-profit organization working to eliminate racism and empower women across all 52 municipalities in Lake County. We provide a number of resources and services such as assisting… Continue Reading Yes, We are Still Here!

COVID-19 Update

YWCA Lake County will be closed to the public starting Tuesday, March 17th until further notice. Program staff will be available remotely to continue providing services. Please see the link below for the latest information from YWCA Lake County regarding events and services amid COVID-19.

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