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Virtual Summer Cooking Class

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Cool off with GenRising at the summer virtual cooking class. Thursday, August 5th, 6pm - 7pm. Presented by GenRising and YWCA Seattle King Snohomish. Sponsored by the Mayflower Park Hotel, Seattle Pride, and Amazon
Join YWCA’s GenRising and Chefs Tiffany Layco and Jason Hester on August 5 to learn a new summer recipe.

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Seattle Candidates Answer Questions about Housing

July 20, 2021 Blog Post
Ahead of an election that will determine key members of Seattle's leadership, YWCA joined as a co-host of two candidate forums held by We Are In, the network organization for housing and homelessness service providers in King County.

As states try to erase transgender people, Washington is protecting their rights

June 22, 2021 Blog Post
As state governments across the country move to restrict the rights of transgender people, Washington has established protections for them to receive gender-affirming care. However, our ability to protect trans youth and their families fleeing these new draconian laws is limited by our broken housing system.

What is Juneteenth?

June 16, 2021 Blog Post
Widely thought of as African American Independence Day, Juneteenth is a celebration of the official end of slavery. Serving as a symbol of total freedom from slave trade across all states, today Juneteenth provides an opportunity to reflect on what progress is still needed, as well as celebrate Black joy and community.