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Week Without Violence

October 17, 2018
October is Domestic Violence Awareness Month. During the week of October 15-19, YWCAs nationwide recognize Week Without Violence, part of a global movement to end violence against women and girls.

Thanks for Sipping with us!

October 15, 2018
We wined down last Wednesday with our Eastside fundraiser, Cocktails On A Mission, at the Bellevue Arts Museum. The colorful event was filled with live music, artwork, uplifting stories, and empowerment.

Breast Cancer Awareness Month

October 10, 2018
October is Breast Cancer Awareness Month, a worldwide annual campaign to highlight the importance of breast awareness, education, and research. We're shining a light on the health disparities for black women experiencing breast cancer, as well as the potential causes.

Thanks for Stepping out with us!

October 3, 2018
Last Wednesday we gathered to celebrate the BABES Network-YWCA sisterhood at Stella Steps Out. The night was filled with inspiration, laughter, tears, and empowerment.

Seven Things to Know this Native Women's Equal Pay Day

September 26, 2018
Native American Women's Equal Pay Day is September 27. On this day we recognize the work Native women have to do to catch up to the earnings of their white, non-Hispanic male counterparts in the previous year. Native women experience the second-worst wage gap among women of color, earning 57 cents for every dollar.

The Meaning of Citizenship

September 19, 2018
Constitution Day or Citizenship Day is an American federal observance that recognizes the adoption of the United States Constitution and those who become U.S. citizens. It is normally observed on September 17, the day in 1787 that delegates to the Constitutional Convention signed the document in Philadelphia. This week, I will be sharing my personal story about my journey to becoming a U.S. citizen.

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