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A Homecoming for Phillis Wheatley

November 26, 2019
YWCA marked a century of service to the women of Seattle's Central District by restoring the name of our branch there to Phillis Wheatley, the revolutionary-era Black poet and icon.

Economic Independence and Breaking the Cycle of Abuse

November 20, 2019
A big part of YWCA’s work is helping women find stability in their lives during times of crisis. Beyond that, our hope for the women we serve is that they can leave YWCA and go on to create positive change in our community. Read on to learn more about one of those change makers, Melissa Strawn.

How to Adopt-A-Family for the holidays

November 7, 2019
It’s the time of year again when we bust out our winter coats and enjoy the holiday spirit. YWCA would like to invite our community to be a part of Adopt-A-Family, our annual holiday gift drive. Check out these simple steps on how to sponsor a YWCA family this season.

Donor Spotlight: Finding community at GenRising

November 6, 2019
Meet one of our incredible GenRisers, YWCA’s networking group for young professionals. Through GenRising, supporters are able to mobilize action around causes they're passionate about, lend their talent to supporting marginalized communities, and learn more about being an ally in their community’s race and social justice work.

What We're Reading: Voting Rights Edition

October 24, 2019
With the city and county elections right around the corner, we’ve put together some important news articles about voting rights. Read up and get your ballots in today to make your voice heard!

How to Support Domestic Violence Survivors

October 18, 2019
It’s National Domestic Violence Awareness Month and YWCA is taking a stand. The domestic violence (DV) program at YWCA works to support survivors that have experienced gender-based violence to overcome their trauma and barriers and to empower them to take back their self-autonomy. We would like to invite our community to spread awareness of gender-based violence and support survivors with YWCA.
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