YMCA Center for Safety & Empowerment
Michelle McCormick serves as the Program Director at the YMCA Center for Safety & Empowerment, where victims of domestic violence, sexual violence, stalking, and human trafficking are served. Michelle has been an advocate in this field for 20 years. Previously, Michelle worked for the State of Kansas Attorney General's office to develop a certification program for Batterer Intervention Programs. In this role, Michelle assisted in drafting laws and regulations which strengthened the response to domestic violence offenders in Kansas. Michelle has provided training to thousands of professionals and community members on the topics of domestic violence, sexual violence, human trafficking, and batterer intervention. In 2014, Michelle was recognized as one of Topeka's top "20 Under 40" for her work as well as her community involvement in Topeka.