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September 25, 2018
At YWCA, we’re excited to once again be part of a national effort to strengthen our community by registering hundreds of voters on September 25, 2018, also known as National Voter Registration Day.

Registering to Vote While Homeless

August 28, 2018
A local advocacy group is working to overcome the barriers to voting faced by people experiencing homelessness. New laws passed in Olympia after pressure from advocates are also making it easier to become a voter in Washington State.

Join #TeamHousing and Advocate for More Homes

August 21, 2018
The King County Lodging Tax has raised $180 million this past year, and that money should go to urgently-needed affordable housing, rather than stadium maintenance. Our communities need relief from sky-high home prices and rising rents.

Turnout Surges in Washington Primary

August 14, 2018
A week ago on August 7, Washington state held its 2018 midterm primary election. Federal, state, and local representatives were on the ballot, including for U.S. Senator and each of the 10 U.S. House of Representative seats.

The Ethics of Storytelling: A How-to Guide

July 31, 2018
When collecting and presenting stories of people experiencing homelessness, it is important to follow these guidelines and best practices to ensure that your organization's storytelling is ethical, accommodating, and representative of the community you serve.

What is Rapid Rehousing, and why does it need to change?

July 24, 2018
Rapid Rehousing is a housing-first model of moving people experiencing homelessness into a home, and has become a linchpin in Seattle's strategy to end homelessness. While these programs are effective for some, they do not and can not work for everyone.

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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