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Fighting Gender Inequity through Volunteering

March 19, 2020
YWCA could not do the work it does without the hard work and dedication of our community partners. Snohomish County based Millennia Ministries has provided immeasurable support to house the women and families we serve. Check out our chat with Leilani Miller, Executive Director and Co-Founder of the small ministry with a global impact.

Little Known Facts From Women’s History

March 11, 2020
We often refer to little known facts as trivia. However, sometimes these facts are unknown simply because they’ve been ignored culturally, not because they actually are trivial. Here is a roundup of some underappreciated accomplishments by women throughout history and in our present day.

Volunteers Building a Foundation in Social Justice

February 27, 2020
Building a social justice foundation is the first step for YWCA volunteers joining our mission. Race and anti-racism are intricate subject matters that can be difficult to advocate for without a base in its definition and principles. Read about how our volunteers learn to eliminate racism through social justice.

Secure Scheduling Transformed One Working Woman's Life

February 19, 2020
While average wages have gone up in Washington State, retail workers are still put in the position of rescheduling their lives on short notice after bosses make last-minute changes to work schedules. "Simone" tells her story of long commutes and missed college classes due to bad scheduling practices, and how gaining a secure schedule changed her life for the better.

Pioneers and change makers from Black history

February 5, 2020
Black History Month is a time to celebrate the accomplishments of Black leaders from our region and beyond, as well as engage in conversations about how to better support Black community members today.
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