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Why we use BIPOC

January 15, 2021
Last year, YWCA decided to replace the phrase "people of color" in our communications with the umbrella term BIPOC. As a term, BIPOC centers the specific discrimination experienced by Black and Indigenous people.

Community Impacting Community

December 29, 2020
Because of the generosity of a local foundation, YWCA is able to support our employees who have had to shoulder the burdens of being working parents during a pandemic.

Celebrating Women Who Dare

December 9, 2020
Meet the four honorees of our 2020 "Washington Women Who Dare" celebration and learn what being fearless means to them. Presented in partnership with Comcast Washington and TEDxSeattleWomen.

Fight for Equity in 2021 with YWCA

December 8, 2020
This winter, Washington state legislators will convene virtually to begin tackling the issues facing our state. YWCA will be working hard to pass strong policies to improve the lives of women and communities of color across three areas of focus: housing, justice system reform, and economic empowerment.

The power of Black women in elections

November 17, 2020
With the conclusive results of the November 3 election - at the national, state and local level – we are hopeful for a more equitable future for our communities and for Black women and girls.
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