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Events

Bertha Pitts Campbell Equity Awards 2021

Start Date
5:30 pm
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End Date
6:30 pm
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YWCA is celebrating and elevating the work of individuals and companies that are working every day to help make equity and justice a reality through the Bertha Pitts Campbell Equity Awards.

YWCA Virtual Inspire Luncheon

Start Date
12:00 pm
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End Date
1:00 pm
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Mark your calendars for our annual luncheon on September 14 with keynote speaker, Stacey Abrams.

News

5 Women's Stories To Read This AAPI Heritage Month

May 5, 2021 Blog Post
May is Asian American and Pacific Islander (AAPI) Heritage Month. This is a time to recognize the contributions of AAPI Americans to the culture of the United States and to honor their achievements and invaluable place in the history of our nation.

How YWCA is meeting new needs during COVID-19

April 28, 2021 Blog Post
COVID-19 accelerated inequities for our low-income communities—specifically for BIPOC women, immigrants, and refugees. To address these needs and more, YWCA programs and locations like our Greenbridge Learning Center in White Center adapted to the times.

A historic verdict for racial equity and justice

April 21, 2021 Blog Post
It's time to reimagine policing and public safety, and the conviction of a former Minneapolis police officer for the killing of George Floyd is a step in the right direction.

What’s the Difference Between an Ally and Accomplice?

April 14, 2021 Blog Post
For race and social justice work, the terms "ally" and "accomplice" are often used to describe those who come from places of privilege and their relationship to marginalized groups and individuals. In order to move your race and social justice work from theory to action, it's important to realize that these terms are not interchangeable.

Washington's Capital Gains Tax Can Improve Racial & Gender Equity

April 6, 2021 Blog Post
A capital gains tax is achieving historic progress in the 2021 Washington Legislature, and making headlines for the progressive revenue it will bring in. But just what are capital gains, how would this tax impact our state, and how can you help pass the legislation?

More Seattle Women of Color Making History

March 31, 2021 Blog Post
“We deserve to thrive in this country,” says Ijeoma Oluo, one of the five women in this second half of our round-up of BIPOC women leading the way to social justice in and around Seattle.