YWCA wins Best Nonprofit in Renton
The YWCA was named best nonprofit in the Renton Reporter's recent "Best of Renton 2013" issue! We are proud our staff and programs located at the South King County Regional Center, which offers a career center, counseling services, community meeting space and more.
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A balanced budget? Don't forget the families
YWCA CEO Sue Sherbrooke's opinion piece on Crosscut.com asks state legislators to look at the bigger picture in budget discussions. "There is a price to be paid - in both cash and human terms - for taking a narrow view of what saves or costs money in the state budget."
Read the article on Crosscut
VISION 2040 Awards honor Family Village Issaquah
For integrating affordable housing and services into an economically healthy suburban community, Family Village Issaquah
was named a winner of the Puget Sound Regional Council's VISION 2040 Awards, which recognize outstanding and innovative programs that preserve our environment and ensure a brighter future for young people.
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Puget Sound Race for the Cure, June 2
Help raise critical funds, celebrate survivors and honor those who lost their battle to breast cancer at the Susan G. Komen Puget Sound Race for the Cure. Money raised will fund screenings, education and support for programs, including Women's Health Outreach
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Take action for immigration reform, June 6
Activists and allies from across the country will collectively advocate for the passage of comprehensive, common-sense reform with a focus on women, girls and immigrant communities as part of “What Women Want: A National Day of Action for Immigration Reform.”
More information on YWCA USA
Rainbow Women's Health Fair, June 29
Hosted by Women's Health Outreach, there will be a wide variety of health and wellness services for all lesbian, bisexual and queer women, genderqueer and transgender people: acupuncture, pet therapy, health screening, mammograms, Pap tests and more! Held during Pride Weekend from noon to 4 p.m. at the All Pilgrim's Church (500 Broadway E, Seattle).
More information here