All year, YWCA has been busy bringing community events to all parts of our region. Read on to find out how we’ve been all in for Washington women this past month, including events focused on clearing a path to leadership roles as well as reflecting on the trailblazers who have led the way.
Our agency’s goal is to center African American and black women and families and create real change in the community. We can do this by empowering those who are the farthest from opportunity. YWCA’s Human Resources Manager and I talk about what inclusive leadership is and why it is important to YWCA’s mission.
Meet Yusuf Hansia, a YWCA Activity Leader Volunteer at our Somerset Village Apartments. Yusuf’s goal is for residents to gain a better understanding of money management, and he works towards that by teaching several financial topics. Financial literacy is such an important skill to pass on and we appreciate Yusuf for donating his time to do so.
It’s the time of year again for School Days! School Days is an event to collect school supplies for YWCA kids in grades K-12. Meet the woman setting up students for success in Snohomish County, Vicki Dorway.
The ability to control your own reproductive choices massively impacts all people, especially people of color. Read on to learn more about reproductive justice, who is hurt by restrictive options, and how you can help.
This month, we’re highlighting Cena Conteh, YWCA’s Community Center Coordinator at Somerset Village Apartments. Cena works every day to empower women and families and strives to reach her community’s goals with genuine enthusiasm. Read more about Cena, her village, and the work she does to create community at YWCA.