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WHAT’S THE DIFFERENCE BETWEEN AN ALLY AND ACCOMPLICE?

April 14, 2021
For race and social justice work, the terms "ally" and "accomplice" are often used to describe those who come from places of privilege and their relationship to marginalized groups and individuals. In order to move your race and social justice work from theory to action, it's important to realize that these terms are not interchangeable.

More Seattle Women of Color Making History

March 31, 2021
“We deserve to thrive in this country,” says Ijeoma Oluo, one of the five women in this second half of our round-up of BIPOC women leading the way to social justice in and around Seattle.

Standing Against Anti-Asian Racism & Violence

March 22, 2021
Following the March 16 Atlanta mass shooting that killed eight people, six of whom were Asian women, YWCA condemns this violence in the strongest possible way, and stands in solidarity with the AAPI community and the victims and families of those experiencing anti-Asian racism and violence

Seattle Women of Color Making History

March 19, 2021
March is Women’s History month, but women are making history year-round through education, policy, art, and bearing witness to society. Here is the first in a two-part round up of local women of color leading the way to an equitable future, empowering each other and their communities in the fight for social justice.

Pioneers and change makers from Black history

February 18, 2021
Black History Month is a time to celebrate the accomplishments of Black leaders from our region and beyond, as well as engage in conversations about how to better support Black community members today.

COVID-19: What Women Need Now & in the Future

February 16, 2021
Since the start of the pandemic, YWCA has been meeting the critical needs of women and families in the community. COVID-19 forced us to respond and adapt quickly, and find ways to deliver socially distant services at 20+ locations across King and Snohomish Counties.

We share the stories of our program participants, programs, and staff, as well as news about the agency and what’s happening in our King and Snohomish community.

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