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Homeownership May Be the Key to Equity

October 30, 2018
Owning a home is the biggest factor in determining your wealth, but in King County and across America, racist policies have pushed Black and Latinx families out of their homes. Eliminating the homeownership inequality is key to closing the racial wealth gap, and ensuring that our communities are more secure.

YWCA's Central Area Food Bank: Where do your donations go?

October 25, 2018
YWCA’s Central Area Food Bank collects approximately 2,500 pounds of food a week and distributes that to over 1,100 people a week. It takes a lot of coordination from donors, volunteers and staff to make sure this process is smooth, safe, and efficient.

YWCA Staff Spotlight: Jason Hester

October 24, 2018
This week I sat down with YWCA staff member, Jason Hester, Kitchen Manager at Angeline's Day Center. We spoke about food, empowerment, resources, and community.

Week Without Violence

October 17, 2018
October is Domestic Violence Awareness Month. During the week of October 15-19, YWCAs nationwide recognize Week Without Violence, part of a global movement to end violence against women and girls.

The Biggest Racial Inequity in America isn't Income Inequality

October 16, 2018
The racial wealth gap is the largest form of economic inequality in America, yet it is the least commonly understood. With the median Black wealth on pace to hit $0 by the middle of this century, serious policy changes are needed to reverse this dangerous divide created by a history of discrimination.

Thanks for Sipping with us!

October 15, 2018
We wined down last Wednesday with our Eastside fundraiser, Cocktails On A Mission, at the Bellevue Arts Museum. The colorful event was filled with live music, artwork, uplifting stories, and empowerment.
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