This week's blog shines a light on YWCA's Race and Social Manager, Michelle Osborne. We discussed YWCA's Race and Social Justice Initiative (RSJI), her choice to work at YWCA, and how our agency can fulfill its mission, eliminating racism and empowering women.
In April 2018, the King County Auditor's office released a report on the equity and efficiency issues of paid fare enforcement officers on King County Metro’s Rapid Ride buses. The report reveals the high cost in human, social, and economic terms of criminalizing homelessness through fare enforcement.
Pulling yourself up by your bootstraps is harder than it used to be. Securing a job without a degree or applicable employment experience requires knowing the ins and outs of specific industries. Enter YWCA Seattle King Snohomish. In 2011, it brought BankWork$, a nationally recognized training program that started in Los Angeles to help people discover and unlock new careers in the financial sector.
Ramadan is the month when Muslims around the world fast from sunrise to sunset to commemorate one of the five pillars of Islam. This week's blog will explain what the month entails, its origins and address common questions those who observe the fast are often asked.
The 2018 Count Us In report shows that King County has not provided enough services to stem a growing number of people living out of their cars. Meanwhile, systemic racism continues to drive racial disparities in who becomes homeless in our neighborhoods.
The HIV League, a nonprofit organization working to empower the HIV Community through scholarship, wellness, and education, just selected their 2018 cohort of Scholars to receive an HIV League Scholarship, including Tranisha Arzah, a Peer Advocate for BABES Network-YWCA.