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What is Juneteenth?

June 16, 2021
Widely thought of as African American Independence Day, Juneteenth is a celebration of the official end of slavery. Serving as a symbol of total freedom from slave trade across all states, today Juneteenth provides an opportunity to reflect on what progress is still needed, as well as celebrate Black joy and community.

Honoring Bertha Pitts Campbell's Legacy

June 2, 2021
Join us on June 10 for our inaugural Bertha Pitts Campbell Equity awards, celebrating community leaders fighting for racial and gender equity today. Our 2021 honorees are the Seattle Storm, Debbie Bird, and Kavya Varkey.

Fixing Our Sick Healthcare System Starts with Our Words

May 26, 2021
In a guest blog post, two Seattle-based doctors and YW partners reflect on the dangers of centering discussions on racial disparities, and how we can dismantle harmful narratives - and move closer to holistic solutions that actually work for BIPOC communities.
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