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What is Volunteer Appreciation Month?

April 17, 2018
For all of April, we have the special opportunity to celebrate the hard work of volunteers everywhere, especially those that dedicate their time to YWCA. We appreciate our volunteers no matter the time of year, but take this month to especially recognize the many ways they contribute to YWCA’s mission.

Spotlight on YWCA's Sexual Violence Legal Services

April 17, 2018
April is Sexual Assault Awareness and Prevention Month, and this is the second post in a two-part blog series uncovering how laws and policies in Washington state present both opportunities and barriers to reporting sexual assault and remedying justice.

Equal Pay Day - What We're Reading

April 11, 2018
April 10 was all Women's Equal Pay Day, the day women's earnings "catch up" to men's earnings from the previous year. After decades of fighting, equal pay is better than what it has been in the past, however, we have not yet reached total equity for all women. In honor of this day, we share below some of what we're reading about Equal Pay Day.

Fighting for Equal Pay in Washington State

April 10, 2018
Today is Women’s Equal Pay Day, the metaphorical date on which women have finally made as much money as white men made last year. So if every white man had stopped being paid on January 1, today would mark the day that women, working all the way through the last four months, finally match the 2017 salary of men.

Stand Against Racism

April 4, 2018
This year's theme, "Looking at Mental Illness Through the Lens of Race and Social Justice" will address how institutions like education, health, and criminal justice work to create barriers from childhood through adulthood that specifically impact people of color.
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