YWCA

Organizing in Place

May 14, 2020
With the COVID-19 crisis disrupting life and highlighting inequities, many people are wondering how they can help support work like YWCA’s at this time. Given the current “Stay Home, Stay Healthy” mandate, we brainstormed a few ways you can stay connected with YWCA’s mission and support our essential work from where you are.

Workplace Philanthropy Creates Equity

April 15, 2020
Creating equity at work can take many forms. Changing hiring practices, elevating staff of color to positions of power, as well as meetings structured around equitable decision-making can all root your workplace in social justice. Creating equity at work also means elevating the needs of historically marginalized communities. Learn how a local brewery and industry association did just that.

How to Help Women & Families During Coronavirus

March 27, 2020
With every day presenting a new challenge, COVID-19 continues to impact our lives in a wide variety of ways. Many of us are currently stuck at home and wondering how we can help our community members most in need. Check out the tips below for how you can aid YWCA women and families at this crucial time.

Fighting Gender Inequity through Volunteering

March 19, 2020
YWCA could not do the work it does without the hard work and dedication of our community partners. Snohomish County based Millennia Ministries has provided immeasurable support to house the women and families we serve. Check out our chat with Leilani Miller, Executive Director and Co-Founder of the small ministry with a global impact.

Little Known Facts From Women’s History

March 11, 2020
We often refer to little known facts as trivia. However, sometimes these facts are unknown simply because they’ve been ignored culturally, not because they actually are trivial. Here is a roundup of some underappreciated accomplishments by women throughout history and in our present day.

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