In 2020, YWCA decided to replace the phrase "people of color" in our communications with the umbrella term BIPOC. As a term, BIPOC centers the specific discrimination experienced by Black and Indigenous people.
In our continued partnership with Comcast Washington, we’re excited to announce our plans for a new Lift Zone Lab: Digital Community Learning Space, which offers free WiFi access, at our YWCAs Somerset Village Apartments in Lynnwood, Washington.
Meet the four honorees of our 2021 "Washington Women Who Dare" celebration, presented in partnership with Comcast Washington and TEDxSeattleWomen. Learn how they’re creating a brighter future for everyone in the region.
For race and social justice work, the terms "ally" and "accomplice" are often used to describe those who come from places of privilege and their relationship to marginalized groups and individuals. In order to move your race and social justice work from theory to action, it's important to realize that these terms are not interchangeable.