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Events

Cultivating Community

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5:30 pm
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6:30 pm
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Cultivating Community. How the private and nonprofit sectors can work together for change.Amelia Ransom, Avalara Senior Director of Engagement & Diversity. Carla Carrell, Comcast Director of Government & External Affairs. Jeanice Hardy, YWCA Regional Director of Family & Related Services. March 4, 2021. Zoom. 5:30 - 6:30 PM. Free. Register at bit.ly/ywcacomm
A conversation about how the private and non-profit sectors can work together, March 4 from 5:30–6:30 PM

2021 Stand Against Racism

Start Date
12:00 am
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End Date
11:59 pm
"From Declarations to Change: Addressing Racism as a Public Health Crisis" is the theme of YWCA's nationwide campaign to Stand Against Racism (April 22 - 25, 2021)

Stand Against Racism Town Hall

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12:00 pm
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End Date
1:00 pm
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Save the date with for our virtual Seattle Stand Against Racism Town Hall event with Ijeoma Oluo (April 30, 2021)

News

Improving Vote-by-Mail: 3 Ways to Make WA's Elections More Equitable

February 23, 2021 Blog Post
Washington leads the nation in voter turnout with our vote-by-mail elections, but what steps can we take to make our democracy stronger and more intentionally racially equitable? Below are three ways that Washington can raise the bar and increase the inclusivity of our democracy.
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Following the eviction moratoriums brought about to keep renters in their homes during the COVID-19 pandemic, this article explores the impending housing crisis facing our communities and features YWCA Regional Director, Jeanice Hardy.

Pioneers and change makers from Black history

February 18, 2021 Blog Post
Black History Month is a time to celebrate the accomplishments of Black leaders from our region and beyond, as well as engage in conversations about how to better support Black community members today.

COVID-19: What Women Need Now & in the Future

February 16, 2021 Blog Post
Since the start of the pandemic, YWCA has been meeting the critical needs of women and families in the community. COVID-19 forced us to respond and adapt quickly, and find ways to deliver socially distant services at 20+ locations across King and Snohomish Counties.

4 Ways You Can Advocate for Housing Today

February 9, 2021 Blog Post
February 8-12 are Housing and Homelessness Advocacy Days, a week-long series of workshops, rallies, and meetings with lawmakers to push for more affordable housing solutions in Washington. We've highlighted four ways you can join in the collective action this week.

Message from Maria: Fighting for Equity & Democracy

January 20, 2021 Blog Post
In the face of violent threats to our democracy, the inauguration of Kamala Harris is a reminder that collective action and civic engagement can yield powerful change for women, girls, and BIPOC communities.