Ramadan is the month when Muslims around the world fast from sunrise to sunset to commemorate one of the five pillars of Islam. This week's blog will explain what the month entails, its origins and address common questions those who observe the fast are often asked.
May 28 marked Amnesty International Day, serving as a reminder to us all to uphold and recognize the value of human rights. This week's blog highlights the origins of Amnesty, the importance of their work, and how it aligns with YWCA's mission.
To commemorate the anniversary of Princess Angeline's death, this week's blog shines a light on one of the city's pioneers and icons. The daughter of Chief Seattle, she lived a simple life in a homeland that was taken away, refusing to leave her city, she became well-known worldwide.
Angeline’s Day Center for Women is a homeless services facility serving over 200 women every day. Located in downtown Seattle, Angeline’s provides a variety of services including breakfast and lunch service; access to bathrooms, showers, and laundry; group activities and workshops, and overnight shelter. Learn more about how you can engage with our clients as a volunteer.
This week's blog serves as a deeper dive into the relationship between mental health and race. Last week we gave a wrap up of our 8th Annual Stand Against Racism event where we spoke about the link between mental health, race, and social justice.