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CEO Leadership Updates

Read the latest updates from our CEO, Bea Black

February 17: The Color is Orange
December 30: Wishes for a Healthy and Safe 2022!
December 23: 106 Notes of Gratitude
December 9: Peace of Mind
December 2: Hope you take some time to pause
November 4: So much gratitude — and a special invitation!
October 28: It Only Takes a Moment
October 21: Using Threats to Control Others
October 7: Controls Who I See = Domestic Abuse
September 30: Celebrate by Sharing
September 24: Our school outreach makes a difference
September 2: Invisible Figures
August 26: You Can Make a Difference
August 19: Transformation Takes Time
July 29, 2021: It Happens Here
July 22, 2021: Financial Empowerment: The Key to Economic Independence 
July 8, 2021: Please understand me
July 1, 2021: Celebrating freedom on so many levels!
June 24, 2021: Men are survivors too…
June 17, 2021: June is Elder Abuse Awareness Month and Immigrant Heritage Month
June 3, 2021: Healthy relationships begin with respect and trust
May 27, 2021: When Jessica realized she was good enough
May 20, 2021: You are not alone!
May 6, 2021: Start by believing…
April 30, 2021: A story from a Client Advocate
April 23, 2021: Wear Jeans for a Purpose on April 28- Denim Day!
April 8, 2021: TWIN 2021- Still Going Strong
April 1, 2021: Regardless of the circumstances, sexual assault is NEVER your fault
March 25, 2021: (Y)WCA Women as Agents of Change
March 18, 2021: Join me to celebrate Ruth’s Journey to Freedom
March 4, 2021: Change Happens Here!
February 26, 2021: A Page Right Out of Our Own History
February 18, 2021: Today I am celebrating. Sandi has a home!
February 5, 2021: Look What Happened While I was Gone!
January 29, 2021: I’m Taking a Breather
January 21, 2021: Stalking is not harmless
December 31, 2020: Wishing you a safe, happy and healthy New Year!
December 17, 2020: In this Time of Uncertainty, There is Light
December 4, 2020: Let me tell you about Tracy and what she’s done for kids
November 27, 2020: We have experienced an unprecedented need for our services
November 20, 2020: I am reflecting on the unique challenges of 2020
November 6, 2020: Support is Crucial, Outreach is Critical
October 22, 2020: Raising Awareness
October 9, 2020: DVAM- What Can You Do?
October 1, 2020: Domestic Violence Awareness Month
September 18, 2020: Where there’s smoke, there’s usually fire
September 2, 2020: What Does Safety Mean to You?
August 28, 2020: Meeting challenges and walking away from life as we have known
August 20, 2020: As the uncertainty continues…We Are Here.
August 6, 2020: “What we are ultimately determines what we do!”
July 30, 2020: I am getting out my running shoes, and I hope you will too!
July 23, 2020: Let me tell you about Sarah
July 9, 2020: Moving Forward in a Positive Way
July 2, 2020: Thoughts on Courage and Independence
June 26, 2020: Today I am Finding Joy in the Sunshine
June 11, 2020: All individuals have dignity, worth and value
June 4, 2020: We can affect profound change in our community
May 28, 2020: What Freedom Means to Me
May 21, 2020: Home is Not Safe for everyone – An Update
May 15, 2020: Home is not safe for everyone, we’ve seen the proof
May 7, 2020: It’s the last day of Idaho Gives: With an increase in calls related to domestic violence, here’s how you can help.
April 29, 2020: Wear Jeans for a Purpose
April 24, 2020 Gratitude, Denim Day, and Supporting Those You Care About: An Update From the WCA
April 16, 2020 WCA Day of Action: 24 Hours of Changing Lives
April 8, 2020 The Work of the WCA Has Never Been More Important
April 1, 2020 An Update from the WCA, It is April 1
March 28, 2020 PRESS RELEASE: Need to File a Civil Protection Order in Ada County?
March 25, 2020 Services Will Continue, We Are Here
March 24, 2020 Our Doors Are Open: You Are Not Alone
March 17, 2020 WCA Boise: Our Doors Are Open


Apr 03


2024 TWIN Awards

The WCA will honor the women who have been chosen as this year’s TWIN Cohort at its 31st Annual Tribute to Women and Industry (TWIN) Luncheon at Noon on Wednesday, April 3rd, at the Boise Centre. “These are women who have made outstanding contributions to the Treasure Valley business community,” WCA Executive Director Bea Black said. “It […]

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Apr 24


Denim Day

April 24, 2024 is Denim Day Denim Day is a day-long awareness campaign that allows us to honor survivors of sexual assault and start conversations about the dangers of victim-blaming. Why denim? In 1992 an 18-year-old Italian girl was sexually assaulted by her driving instructor. While he was initially convicted of the crime and sent […]

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