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125 YEARS OF YWCA

Help us celebrate YW’s 125th anniversary and the success of women in Washington State. Join the celebration!

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Events

Stella Steps Out 2019

Start Date
6:00 pm
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End Date
8:00 pm
Club Sur
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Stella Steps Out
Enjoy a lively evening of dancing, food & drinks, remembrance, and celebration.

News

Inclusive Leadership at YWCA

September 12, 2019 Blog Post
Our agency’s goal is to center African American and black women and families and create real change in the community. We can do this by empowering those who are the farthest from opportunity. YWCA’s Human Resources Manager and I talk about what inclusive leadership is and why it is important to YWCA’s mission.

Building Financial Wellness & Opportunity

August 29, 2019 Blog Post
Meet Yusuf Hansia, a YWCA Activity Leader Volunteer at our Somerset Village Apartments. Yusuf’s goal is for residents to gain a better understanding of money management, and he works towards that by teaching several financial topics. Financial literacy is such an important skill to pass on and we appreciate Yusuf for donating his time to do so.

Opportunity Gap vs Equal Pay Gap

August 20, 2019 Blog Post
At YWCA, we talk a lot about the wage gap between women and men, a gap that is even larger for women of color. However, the opportunity gap that denies women chances to get promoted or work in fast growing industries is another example of the sexism and racism that has stagnated progress to equality in our economy.

Staff Spotlight: School Days in Snohomish

August 15, 2019 Blog Post
It’s the time of year again for School Days! School Days is an event to collect school supplies for YWCA kids in grades K-12. Meet the woman setting up students for success in Snohomish County, Vicki Dorway.

What We're Reading: Primary Election Edition

August 5, 2019 Blog Post
It’s August, and tomorrow is the primary election for Seattle City Council, King County, and Snohomish County councils. We’ve put together some important news articles about this election below. Read up and get your ballots in today to make your voice heard!