This month, we’re highlighting Cena Conteh, YWCA’s Community Center Coordinator at Somerset Village Apartments. Cena works every day to empower women and families and strives to reach her community’s goals with genuine enthusiasm. Read more about Cena, her village, and the work she does to create community at YWCA.
YWCA Seattle | King | Snohomish leaders joined YWCAs from across the nation to fill the halls of Congress with persimmon during the 2019 YWCA National Conference. There, they promoted the policies, programs, and funding needed to ensure a safe, economically secure future for women and girls.
Last month, we unveiled the completed redesign of the health wing in our Seneca building, including the BABES Network offices and meeting space. BABES Network is one of the nation’s only peer-led groups for HIV-positive women, so upgrading the space was crucial for such a critical program.
The newest Volunteer Program Assistants at Family Village Issaquah are giving back to YWCA families as a family. The Ferro family values volunteering as a way to serve and build community. Ashleigh and her husband work to pass on their passion for volunteering to their son and support women in Washington.
June is Pride Month and to celebrate the occasion (not to mention the 50th anniversary of the Stonewall Uprisings), we've put together some of the articles that have caught our eye lately. Check out the links below and make sure you let us know what you're reading!