2016 Executive Excellence Awards: Sue SherbrookeSeattle Business magazine | February 2016 YWCA’s CEO was honored at Seattle Business magazine’s fourth annual Executive Excellence Awards for her three decades of service and working to break down the barriers of race, gender, and class in her community.
Amazon Hires Homeless WorkersKUOW 94.9 FM | Jan 20, 2016 YWCA’s Mike Schwartz works with local companies to help homeless individuals find employment. “There are challenges, but it’s good business,” Schwartz said. One woman’s experience at an Amazon hiring fair highlighted some of these challenges, and how they can impact homeless people.
1,000 grads prove BankWorks pays offPuget Sound Business Journal | December 4 Find out how YWCA BankWorks has created economic opportunity for 1,000 people and counting.
Sexual Assault Victim Empowerment: Protection Orders and Privacy RightsFeb 5 | 9 a.m. – 4 pm.This seminar from YWCA’s Sexual Violence Legal Services will introduce attorneys to the unique legal needs of sexual assault survivors when seeking a civil protection order or protecting their privacy rights in criminal cases.
SEVEN, a documentary playMarch 6 | 7 p.m.Seven women, seven countries, seven unforgettable stories about changing the lives of women and girls. Post-event panel discussion includes Doris O’Neal, director of YWCA’s domestic violence shelter and commercial sexual exploitation programs. Co-sponsored by YWCA.
2016 YWCA LuncheonsMarch 10 | April 26 | May 17The YWCA Inspire Luncheons offer you the chance to hear voices from your community, learn how YWCA programs empower individuals, and create positive change for all women and families.
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