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YWCA envisions an inclusive society where all people can thrive and all communities are valued, respected, and self-directed.
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Celebrate women rising boldly at YWCA's annual Luncheons in Everett on April 16 and Seattle on May 14. Get your tickets today!

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Events

Women’s History Trivia Night

Start Date
5:30 pm
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End Date
7:30 pm
The Lounge by AT&T
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Women's History Trivia Night
Join GenRising for a family friendly trivia night celebrating Women’s History Month! The Lounge by AT&T on Capitol Hill is hosting us for an evening full of fun and interesting facts about women who have made an impact locally and globally

2020 Everett Inspire Luncheon

Start Date
12:00 pm
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End Date
1:30 pm
Edward D. Hansen Conference Center
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Dominique Dawes
Featuring Dominique Dawes, Olympic gold medal gymnast. Join thousands of community members in experiencing stories of strength and perseverance from women in our region.

10th Annual Stand Against Racism

Start Date
12:00 pm
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End Date
2:00 pm
Town Hall Seattle
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A community discussion about taking action to eliminate institutional and structural racism with featured speaker, Ijeoma Oluo.

2020 Seattle Inspire Luncheon

Start Date
12:00 pm
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End Date
1:30 pm
The Westin Seattle
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Valerie Jarrett
Featuring Valerie Jarrett, author and former White House advisor. Join thousands of community members in experiencing stories of strength and perseverance from women in our region.

News

Secure Scheduling Transformed One Working Woman's Life

February 19, 2020 Blog Post
While average wages have gone up in Washington State, retail workers are still put in the position of rescheduling their lives on short notice after bosses make last-minute changes to work schedules. "Simone" tells her story of long commutes and missed college classes due to bad scheduling practices, and how gaining a secure schedule changed her life for the better.

Pioneers and change makers from Black history

February 5, 2020 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.

Reading on a Mission: Equity in the New Year

January 29, 2020 Blog Post
With MLK Day behind us and Black History and Women's History Months ahead, we're pulling together a list of our favorite reads (and a couple of listens!) about issues of equity in our community and beyond.

Paving the Way for Diversity in Volunteering

January 23, 2020 Blog Post
Employing anti-racism principles in our day-to-day operations is an essential part of the work we do at YWCA. Through the Volunteer Services Department, we look at several factors in our volunteer outreach and recruiting in order to achieve equitable outcomes in the services that we and the rest of YWCA provide.

How YWCA is Fighting for Equity in 2020

January 14, 2020 Blog Post
The 2020 Washington State Legislative session starts this week, with legislators convening to begin tackling the issues facing our state. YWCA will be working hard to pass strong policies to improve the lives of women and communities of color across three areas of focus: housing, justice system reform, and economic empowerment.

Bold Women Embolden Others

January 8, 2020 Blog Post
At the start of this year, the first of a new decade, we’re asking ourselves, “What does equity look like in 2020?” Learn more about two women who have created a more equitable world through trailblazing paths for other women of color in their industries.