November 13-19 marks Transgender Awareness Week, a time for celebration, education, and activism. The week culminates with November 20, Transgender Day of Remembrance, a time to memorialize transgender homicide victims and commit to action.
Meet Rafael Grijalva, YWCA Board Member and GenRising Committee Member. Read on to learn why YWCA's mission matters to him, as well as how you can get involved with GenRising, YWCA's diverse group of professionals under the age of 45.
As part of YWCA's Week Without Violence, we're highlighting our program Survivors FIRST (Facilitating Interventions & Resources for Survivors of Trauma), a partnership between YWCA and the King County Prosecuting Attorney’s Office (KCPAO) that identifies justice-involved survivors of gender-based violence and connects them to culturally specific services at YWCA.
YWCA held our second virtual Luncheon on September 14 with over 1,200 supporters in attendance. Thank you for coming together to reclaim our power and help us raise over $1 million in support of women and families in our region.