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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.

Advocacy Sheroes Making History

March 26, 2018
March is Women’s History Month, and we're taking a moment to look back at the women who've already made history as advocates in Seattle and the state of Washington. Sahro Farah and Mindy Woods have a lot to teach us about how to mobilize for change in our community, and how to collaborate with organizations to make advocacy a success.

Washington Student Advocates Say #NeverAgain to Gun Violence

March 19, 2018
Washington students joined thousands of their peers last week in the nation-wide walkout to stop gun violence in schools. The walkout was organized as part of the #NeverAgain movement, which was started by student survivors of the school shooting in Parkland, Florida last month. In Washington State, some of the measures supported by these young activists have already been passed, while others failed in the Legislature as recently as this year.

YWCA Advocates Storm Olympia

March 5, 2018
YWCA staff, program participants, and family members joined advocates from across Washington to advocate for housing and share their stories with legislators to make a difference in our communities.

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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