April 24 is World YWCA Day, when YWCAs across the globe celebrate the network we belong to and the work we share in uplifting women. This year's theme is "Find Your Voice, Share Your Story." Established in 1947 as the Annual YWCA Membership Celebration, World YWCA Day took on its current name and present focus on being part of a global movement in 1972.
April is Sexual Assault Awareness and Prevention Month, and this is the second post in a two-part blog series uncovering how laws and policies in Washington state present both opportunities and barriers to reporting sexual assault and remedying justice.
Today is Women’s Equal Pay Day, the metaphorical date on which women have finally made as much money as white men made last year. So if every white man had stopped being paid on January 1, today would mark the day that women, working all the way through the last four months, finally match the 2017 salary of men.
April is Sexual Assault Awareness and Prevention Month, and this is the first in a two-part blog series uncovering how laws and policies in Washington state present both opportunities and barriers to reporting sexual assault and remedying justice.
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 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.