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Events

Black History Month Trivia Night

Start Date
7:00 pm
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End Date
8:00 pm
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GenRising Black History Month Virtual Trivia Night
In honor of Black History Month, YWCA's GenRising is hosting a night of virtual trivia on Wednesday, February 10 from 7–8 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)

News

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.

Why we use BIPOC

January 15, 2021 Blog Post
Last year, YWCA decided to replace the phrase "people of color" in our communications with the umbrella term BIPOC. As a term, BIPOC centers the specific discrimination experienced by Black and Indigenous people.

Community Impacting Community

December 29, 2020 Blog Post
Because of the generosity of a local foundation, YWCA is able to support our employees who have had to shoulder the burdens of being working parents during a pandemic.

Celebrating Women Who Dare

December 9, 2020 Blog Post
Meet the four honorees of our 2020 "Washington Women Who Dare" celebration and learn what being fearless means to them. Presented in partnership with Comcast Washington and TEDxSeattleWomen.

Fight for Equity in 2021 with YWCA

December 8, 2020 Blog Post
This winter, Washington state legislators will convene virtually 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.

Reading on a Mission: Strengths-Based Storytelling

November 24, 2020 Blog Post
This month we're exploring how to practice strengths-based storytelling. Below we've compiled a reading list of articles, stories, and videos that provide good examples of strengths-based storytelling.