Seattle Pride 2018: Pride Beyond Borders

June 27, 2018
On Sunday, Seattle hosted its 44th annual Pride Parade. This week's blog explores the history of Seattle Pride, what this year's theme means, and how to best support the LGBTQ+ community.

YWCA Staff Spotlight: Michelle Osborne

June 20, 2018
This week's blog shines a light on YWCA's Race and Social Manager, Michelle Osborne. We discussed YWCA's Race and Social Justice Initiative (RSJI), her choice to work at YWCA, and how our agency can fulfill its mission, eliminating racism and empowering women.

Are we Ramadan yet?

June 13, 2018
Ramadan is the month when Muslims around the world fast from sunrise to sunset to commemorate one of the five pillars of Islam. This week's blog will explain what the month entails, its origins and address common questions those who observe the fast are often asked.

Amnesty International Day

June 6, 2018
May 28 marked Amnesty International Day, serving as a reminder to us all to uphold and recognize the value of human rights. This week's blog highlights the origins of Amnesty, the importance of their work, and how it aligns with YWCA's mission.

Remembering Princess Angeline

May 30, 2018
To commemorate the anniversary of Princess Angeline's death, this week's blog shines a light on one of the city's pioneers and icons. The daughter of Chief Seattle, she lived a simple life in a homeland that was taken away, refusing to leave her city, she became well-known worldwide.

A closer look at volunteering: Angeline's Day Center for Women

May 24, 2018
Angeline’s Day Center for Women is a homeless services facility serving over 200 women every day. Located in downtown Seattle, Angeline’s provides a variety of services including breakfast and lunch service; access to bathrooms, showers, and laundry; group activities and workshops, and overnight shelter. Learn more about how you can engage with our clients as a volunteer.

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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