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Thanks for joining us at Shades of Leadership

November 16, 2018 Blog Post
Last night we celebrated the achievements of our GirlsFirst program and members at our Shades of Leadership event. The evening was filled with jazz and empowerment as we honored GirlsFirst students.

What Volunteer Services is Grateful For

November 15, 2018 Blog Post
Once a year, we get a special opportunity to reflect on the things we are thankful for in our lives and share our gratitude with others. Volunteer Services would like to promote acts of kindness this giving season and share some of the reasons why we are grateful.

Five Ways to Give Back During the Holidays

November 14, 2018 Blog Post
Want to give back, but not sure you have the time? YWCA is here to help! Here are a few fast and easy ways you can get started and make a difference this holiday season.

Women Set Records in 2018 Election

November 13, 2018 Blog Post
Tuesday was a historic night. As Americans voted in the most important midterm election in a generation, women broke barriers everywhere. Here in Washington State, organizers with De-Escalate Washington celebrated voters passing Initiative 940 on election night after a long-fought campaign by Native and African American communities.

The Black Women Who Saved Seattle Jazz

November 6, 2018 Blog Post
Seattle’s vibrant jazz club scene of the 1940s produced famous musicians like Ray Charles and Quincy Jones. But the success of Seattle jazz bands was built on the union organizing skill of black women jazz players.

Latina Equal Pay Day

November 1, 2018 Blog Post
November 1 is Latina Women Equal Pay Day. In this week's blog, we discuss what the day means and what may contribute to the wage disparity for women of color, specifically Latina women.