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2024 YWCA Inspire Luncheon

Start Date
12:00 pm
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End Date
1:00 pm
The Westin Seattle
Join us for our annual Inspire Luncheon on Thursday, September 19

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What is Juneteenth?

June 17, 2024 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.

AAPI Heritage Month 2024 Reading List

May 28, 2024 Blog Post
May is Asian American Pacific Islander (AAPI) Heritage month! Learn about how AAPI Heritage Month started, how it's changed over the years, and the importance of resilience, cultural celebration, solidarity, and resistance within AAPI communities.

Patricia Hayden says Farewell

May 17, 2024 Blog Post
After more than three decades of service, we said farewell to Patricia Hayden this month. A champion of the people, she was a trailblazer within the organization and played a major role in our legacy of racial justice. She leaves us with a final message reflecting on her time at YWCA.

Taking a Stand Against Racism 2024

May 9, 2024 Blog Post
April was a busy month with our various Stand Against Racism community events and the national YWCA Until Justice Just Is campaign. Learn how we engaged our community in our anti-racism work!