YWCA

"How YWCA helped me live my dream"

May 23, 2019
This month we'd like to dedicate our blog to appreciating the many groups and individuals who help YWCA's mission, like our King County Luncheon speaker, Rebecca Bauer. Learn more about Rebecca's inspiring journey with YWCA, including overcoming homelessness and domestic abuse, and finding stability as a single mother.

How YWCA Stands Against Racism

May 8, 2019
Last week we participated in YWCA's annual Stand Against Racism campaign with events across King and Snohomish counties. This week's blog provides a wrap-up of how we took a stand at our various locations.

"Yehow" - We cannot do anything without working together

April 24, 2019
April's blog theme is "activation" and few do it better than our Snohomish County Luncheon client speaker, Jennifer Bereskin. Jennifer shared a snapshot of her experience overcoming homelessness, domestic abuse, and alcohol addiction. This is her story.

Black Consciousness & Mental Health

April 17, 2019
As we prepare for our Stand Against Racism event and our Snohomish County Luncheon with speaker Nikki Giovanni, we take a look at the connection between Black Consciousness and mental health, their relationship, and how that informs access to health care.

Changing Lives Through Movement

April 11, 2019
Learn more about YWCA volunteer Jeanna who works at Angeline’s Day Center, teaching a weekly Nia Movement class to YWCA clients and staff since 2017. Jeanna uses Nia Movement as a mode of exercise and healing for the women we serve.

Equal Pay Day Reading List

April 2, 2019
YWCA is on a mission to make sure women and girls of color have the same resources and opportunities to earn a fair wage and build a stable career. Read previous blog posts from us on how equal pay is not a one size fits all request, how women of color are impacted by pay discrimination, as well as additional resources.

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