Ahead of an election that will determine key members of Seattle's leadership, YWCA joined as a co-host of two candidate forums held by We Are In, the network organization for housing and homelessness service providers in King County.
To unpack how organizations can move from theory to action in making their workplaces antiracist, we spoke with activist and YW partner Dr. Sharon Knight to explore what a more equitable path forward might look like.
As state governments across the country move to restrict the rights of transgender people, Washington has established protections for them to receive gender-affirming care. However, our ability to protect trans youth and their families fleeing these new draconian laws is limited by our broken housing system.
Join us on June 10 for our inaugural Bertha Pitts Campbell Equity awards, celebrating community leaders fighting for racial and gender equity today. Our 2021 honorees are the Seattle Storm, Debbie Bird, and Kavya Varkey.
In a guest blog post, two Seattle-based doctors and YW partners reflect on the dangers of centering discussions on racial disparities, and how we can dismantle harmful narratives - and move closer to holistic solutions that actually work for BIPOC communities.