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What Volunteer Services is Grateful For

November 15, 2018
Once a year, we get a special opportunity to reflect on the things we are thankful for in our lives and share our gratitude with others. Volunteer Services would like to promote acts of kindness this giving season and share some of the reasons why we are grateful.

Five Ways to Give Back During the Holidays

November 14, 2018
Want to give back, but not sure you have the time? YWCA is here to help! Here are a few fast and easy ways you can get started and make a difference this holiday season.

Women Set Records in 2018 Election

November 13, 2018
Tuesday was a historic night. As Americans voted in the most important midterm election in a generation, women broke barriers everywhere. Here in Washington State, organizers with De-Escalate Washington celebrated voters passing Initiative 940 on election night after a long-fought campaign by Native and African American communities.

The Black Women Who Saved Seattle Jazz

November 6, 2018
Seattle’s vibrant jazz club scene of the 1940s produced famous musicians like Ray Charles and Quincy Jones. But the success of Seattle jazz bands was built on the union organizing skill of black women jazz players.

Latina Equal Pay Day

November 1, 2018
November 1 is Latina Women Equal Pay Day. In this week's blog, we discuss what the day means and what may contribute to the wage disparity for women of color, specifically Latina women.

Let's Talk About Domestic Violence in Black Communities

October 31, 2018
October is Domestic Violence Awareness Month. I sat down to talk with Doris O’Neal, Director of YWCA’s Domestic Violence Services Program. Together we unpacked and confirmed the issues surrounding domestic violence for black women specifically and what we can do as advocates to ensure black women and girls are heard and seen.
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