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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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Meet the YWCA Volunteer Who Became a Staff Member

March 14, 2019 Blog Post
BABES Network is a YWCA program working to support HIV-positive women as they strive to stay healthy with their status. Longtime YWCA advocate Brenda Higgins talks with me about her experience as a client, volunteer, and staff member with the BABES program.

How a license plate can send you to jail

March 12, 2019 Blog Post
"I was targeted." Former YWCA program participant Mindy Woods shares her story of how a discriminatory license suspension led to huge fines and her arrest, all for buying a used car that only had one license plate on it.

YWCA's Fight for Gender Equity

March 12, 2019 Blog Post
YWCA has a long history of being on the front line of pushing for gender equity in our community. In honor of Women's History Month, we're highlighting a few of the major milestones of that work here in Washington state.

Help YWCA act locally on International Women’s Day

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International Women’s Day — which coincides this year with the YWCA’s 125th anniversary celebration tomorrow — is a chance for the community at large to envision a better Washington for women: All women living in dignity, free from violence, racism and discrimination. That’s our vision.