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Events

Housing and Homelessness Advocacy Days

Start Date
8:00 am
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End Date
4:00 pm
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Join YWCA and the Washington Low Income Housing Alliance at 2022's virtual HHAD, February 1-3

Advocacy Lunch & Learn

Start Date
12:00 pm
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End Date
12:45 pm
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Orange graphic with the text "2022 YWCA Advocacy Lunch & Learn" featuring the logos for GenRising, YWCA Seattle King Snohomish, and Firesteel
Join YWCA's GenRising for a virtual lunch & learn session on YWCA’s 2022 public policy priorities.

GenRising Virtual Fun & Games

Start Date
7:00 pm
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End Date
8:00 pm
Online
YWCA's GenRising is hosting this virtual night of fun on Thursday, February 24.

News

Why You Should Care About Progressive Revenue

January 26, 2022 Blog Post
Our state has the most upside-down tax code in the nation. Coupled with a pandemic that’s lasted nearly 2 years, this has widened income inequality and deprived cities of the resources they need to recover. The solution? Progressive revenue.

Let's End the Prison-to-Debt Pipeline

January 18, 2022 Blog Post
Even after serving their sentences, low-income and BIPOC defendants are buried under lifelong Washington court debts that exacerbate racial inequity and prevent people from achieving stability post-incarceration. YWCA is advocating in 2022 to change this injustice with a bill in the Washington Legislature. 

Women of the Civil Rights Movement

January 12, 2022 Blog Post
In recognition of the upcoming 2022 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’s the Difference Between an Ally and Accomplice?

December 21, 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.

Art inspired by YWCA's commitment to women & families

December 15, 2021 Blog Post
Longtime YWCA supporter and Seattle-based artist Spencer Frazer was inspired by our 125th Anniversary to create a painting that symbolizes the legacy and future of YWCA Seattle | King | Snohomish.

BIPOC Artist Spotlight: Enjoli Izidor

December 8, 2021 Blog Post
Meet Enjoli Izidor, former basketball player turned graphic designer. Enjoli is a self-described creative problem solver and a natural helper who designed our 2021 Luncheon commemorative scarf.