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.
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.
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.
YWCA has a long history of serving the women and girls of our region, and nowhere else is the history more felt than at our Seneca building, YWCA’s Seattle headquarters since 1914. Read on to learn more, as well as how you can help preserve YWCA for future generations.