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Minimum wage, paid sick days bills pass Washington State House!
Economic Opportunity Institute | March 3
Read YWCA Advocacy and Policy Director Liz Mills’ comment on the passage of bills which would protect the economic security of working women and families across Washington.

Through no fault of their own
The Beacon | February 25
Learn more about the devastating effects of domestic abuse on children.

Putting justice to the test
Real Change News | February 11
Read Emily Cordo’s comments on the city’s plans for nearly 1,300 untested ‘rape kits.’ Cordo is the Legal Director for the YWCA’s Sexual Violence Law Center.

Inslee visit highlights kids
Sammamish Reporter | February 6
Find out what Governor Inslee discussed during his visit to Family Village Issaquah.

You shouldn’t lose your job for being sick or for caring for your kids: Lateasha’s story
WWFC | January 23
Hear why paid sick leave is important for so many parents. Lateasha, a single mom and former resident of YWCA Family Village in Redmond, shares her story.

events

Style Party at Talbots Benefiting Dress for Success Seattle
Thursday, March 5
Join us at Talbot’s in Bellevue this Thursday! Ten percent of sales from this event will be donated to Dress for Success Seattle.

★ Bellevue Inspire Luncheon
Thursday, March 12
Celebrate women and families in Bellevue, featuring actress and social activist, Camryn Manheim!

Women of Color Health and Beauty Expo
Saturday, March 14
Want to help make health a priority in our community? Join the YWCA and other organizations at the Verdant Community Wellness Center for this free expo.

Equality for Women is Progress for All
Wednesday, March 25
Join Snohomish County non-profit agencies and organizations for an educational lunch forum to celebrate International Women’s Day and reflect on local efforts to advance women’s equality.

★ Seattle Inspire Luncheon
Tuesday, April 21
Celebrate women and families in Seattle, featuring actress, producer and activist, America Ferrera!