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Stand Against Racism Town Hall

Start Date
12:00 pm
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Save the date to virtually tune in for our annual Stand Against Racism Town Hall.

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Women of the Civil Rights Movement

January 13, 2023 Blog Post
In recognition of the upcoming 2023 Martin Luther King, Jr. Day, here’s a list of media resources that shine a light on the critical (and often overlooked) role of BIPOC women in the civil rights movement. 

What is Environmental Racism?

January 5, 2023 Blog Post
Climate change is a global problem, but the divide between those able to mitigate its direct impact on them and those who cannot isn't a matter of luck or resourcefulness; it's the result of historical discrimination and environmental racism.

YWCA's Commitment to Ending Gender-Based Violence

December 20, 2022 Blog Post
For nearly 130 years, YWCA has provided critical resources for women and families experiencing gender-based violence. Thanks to our team, our community, and our commitment to equity and welfare, today we are the largest service provider in the region for people experiencing this kind of trauma.

Why are BIPOC Women more likely to have student debt?

December 13, 2022 Blog Post
Around 60% of college students graduate with student debt, and two thirds of that debt is held by women. For single mothers, students from low-income families, and BIPOC women in the workforce, this debt is a burden many cannot afford to repay.
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Hear from YWCA Seattle's chief program officer Patricia Hayden and learn more about our new affordable housing apartment building in Capitol Hill.

e,” Patricia Hayden, chief program officer of YWCA Seattle