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Events

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

Start Date
12:00 pm
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End Date
1:00 pm
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Picture of Ijeoma Oluo with text that says "2021 Stand Against Racism YWCA"
Join YWCA for our virtual Stand Against Racism Town Hall event with Ijeoma Oluo (April 30, 2021)

News

WHAT’S THE DIFFERENCE BETWEEN AN ALLY AND ACCOMPLICE?

April 14, 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.

Washington's Capital Gains Tax Can Improve Racial & Gender Equity

April 6, 2021 Blog Post
A capital gains tax is achieving historic progress in the 2021 Washington Legislature, and making headlines for the progressive revenue it will bring in. But just what are capital gains, how would this tax impact our state, and how can you help pass the legislation?

More Seattle Women of Color Making History

March 31, 2021 Blog Post
“We deserve to thrive in this country,” says Ijeoma Oluo, one of the five women in this second half of our round-up of BIPOC women leading the way to social justice in and around Seattle.

Standing Against Anti-Asian Racism & Violence

March 22, 2021 Blog Post
Following the March 16 Atlanta mass shooting that killed eight people, six of whom were Asian women, YWCA condemns this violence in the strongest possible way, and stands in solidarity with the AAPI community and the victims and families of those experiencing anti-Asian racism and violence