Sunday, April 29, 2018

YAC delivers Care Bags for YWCA

YAC's Action project for National Volunteer Week 2018 was making 51 care packages for the YWCA moms at their shelter.  While delivering the packages, Ms. Mary Cornelsen, Director of Outreach Education, and Volunteer services shared with us that April is Sexual Assault Awareness Month and in October, the YWCA raises awareness of domestic violence.  Ms. Cornelsen,, 405-948-170 stated that the mothers will be very thankful because the items in the care packages are of great daily need.  Ms. Cornelson also stated that she would be happy to speak at UD chapel about the YWCA mission, vision, and volunteer opportunities  

After the meeting, Mrs. Clay brought to YAC's attention a Casady resource connected to the YWCA, Cyclone Susan Steward Russell  

Susan D. Russell-Stewart '66

Alumni Achievement 2017
Director of Services for Logan County, Family Builders
Oklahoma City, OK

Susan Russell-Stewart is on the staff of Family Builders, Oklahoma City, as director of services for Logan County, where she runs the batterers intervention and child abuse prevention programs. She also provides parenting courses at Palomar: Oklahoma City’s Family Justice Center.
Ms. Russell-Stewart works with several other community programs, several of which she co-founded or restarted, including the Sexual Assault Nurse Examiner program, the Coordinated Community Response Team of Logan County, Palomar, and the Oklahoma Prevention Leadership Committee, which she chairs. Ms. Russell-Stewart served on the committees that established Leadership Midwest City and Leadership Oklahoma.