• 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.