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YWCA Loves Our Volunteers

June 28, 2018
YWCA could not make the impact that we do in our community without the support of our volunteers. Volunteers bring so much spirit and innovation to our programs. We would like to let our volunteers know why we appreciate and love them.

Seattle Pride 2018: Pride Beyond Borders

June 27, 2018
On Sunday, Seattle hosted its 44th annual Pride Parade. This week's blog explores the history of Seattle Pride, what this year's theme means, and how to best support the LGBTQ+ community.

Fact Checking Homelessness

June 26, 2018
The City of Seattle is now three years into its officially declared homelessness crisis. Yet, there are still incredibly widespread misconceptions about homelessness among the average citizen. These misconceptions, or myths, exert a strong influence on people’s level of compassion for and knowledge about homelessness.

YWCA Staff Spotlight: Michelle Osborne

June 20, 2018
This week's blog shines a light on YWCA's Race and Social Manager, Michelle Osborne. We discussed YWCA's Race and Social Justice Initiative (RSJI), her choice to work at YWCA, and how our agency can fulfill its mission, eliminating racism and empowering women.

The High Cost of Criminalizing Homelessness at the Fare Box

June 18, 2018
In April 2018, the King County Auditor's office released a report on the equity and efficiency issues of paid fare enforcement officers on King County Metro’s Rapid Ride buses. The report reveals the high cost in human, social, and economic terms of criminalizing homelessness through fare enforcement.
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