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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. 

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.

How to be an Ally to Survivors of Gender-Based Violence

October 20, 2020
October is Domestic Violence Awareness Month and at YWCA we’re shining a light on gender-based violence all month, including during YWCA’s Week Without Violence (10/18-10/24). Today we’re focusing on how we can all better support survivors of domestic, intimate partner, and gender-based violence.

Worried about your ballot? Here’s the safest way to vote

October 13, 2020
You've gotten registered, you've researched the candidates, and now you're ready to vote. But what is the best way to turn in your ballot and follow its journey to make sure your vote gets counted? We cover all of your options so you know the steps to take.

What is the School-to-Prison Pipeline?

September 29, 2020
Our education system should be empowering students to achieve their dreams, but for Black students, schools can instead create inequities that block their success. One of the major ways this occurs is through the school-to-prison pipeline.

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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