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August 25, 2020
Here in Washington, we fight to expand the right to vote, not suppress it. That’s why we’ve been one of the leading states in the nation on voting by mail. But we still have work to do, as the right to vote is withheld from the 10,000 people in our state who are out on community supervision following their jail sentence. 

4 Ways You Can Advocate for Housing Today

February 9, 2021
February 8-12 are Housing and Homelessness Advocacy Days, a week-long series of workshops, rallies, and meetings with lawmakers to push for more affordable housing solutions in Washington. We've highlighted four ways you can join in the collective action this week.

Fight for Equity in 2021 with YWCA

December 8, 2020
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.

The power of Black women in elections

November 17, 2020
With the conclusive results of the November 3 election - at the national, state and local level – we are hopeful for a more equitable future for our communities and for Black women and girls.

Strengths-Based Storytelling: Focusing on Power

November 10, 2020
Strengths-based storytelling is an important concept to understand, whether you're connected to a nonprofit providing services or just in your daily life. Here's our explainer to bring you up to speed on it.

We tell the stories of those with lived experiences of racism and sexism and invite supporters to take concrete actions to correct the root causes of disparity in our communities.

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