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.
Last month, we unveiled the completed redesign of the health wing in our Seneca building, including the BABES Network offices and meeting space. BABES Network is one of the nation’s only peer-led groups for HIV-positive women, so upgrading the space was crucial for such a critical program.