THE CITY OF WATSONVILLE’S NIGHT OUT
The YWCA of Watsonville participated in Night Out. An event sponsored by the City of Watsonville and the Watsonville Police Department.
The Night Out event gave city residents the opportunity to meet the Watsonville Police Officers and local Council Members. The event featured a special guest, McGruff the Crime Dog. There was music, snacks, arts & crafts, and games.
Sixteen neighborhoods participated in this year’s National Night Out, the annual evening to promote police partnerships and neighborhood camaraderie, on Tuesday, Aug. 7 in Watsonville.
Millions of neighbors in thousands of communities across the U.S. take part in National Night Out, started in 1984, on the first Tuesday in August with block parties, festivals, parades, cookouts and often with such activities as safety demonstrations and visits from emergency personnel.
YWCA USA is on a mission to eliminate racism, empower women, stand up for social justice, help families, and strengthen communities. We are one of the oldest and largest women’s organizations in the nation, serving over 2 million women, girls, and their families.
YWCA has been at the forefront of the most pressing social movements for more than 150 years — from voting rights to civil rights, from affordable housing to pay equity, from violence prevention to health care reform. Today, we combine programming and advocacy in order to generate institutional change in three key areas: racial justice and civil rights, empowerment and economic advancement of women and girls, and health and safety of women and girls.
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