Receives Mary A. Powell Estate fund.
Completion of the current SafeChoice Shelter building.
YWCA reaffirms commitment to equality for all by establishing the Diversity Task Force.
YWCA receives recognition as Agency of the Year by The United Way of Columbia-Willamette.
First Annual Women’s Benefit Luncheon features Stacey Allison, the first American woman to climb Mt. Everest. The event raises $35,000 for programs.
Hosts Tropical Nights Auction and raises $56,000
Development of Preventing Adolescent Pregnancy Program.
A Diversity Summit is held at Wy’East Middle School. 180 members of ethnic minorities, businesses, media, elected officials, LGBT community, social service providers, educators, clergy and law enforcement gathered to discuss: Social Service Delivery, Education, Human Rights, Mediation, People to People Bridge Building.
The Office of Multicultural Affairs and Civil Rights is established.