YWCA has a long history of being on the front line of pushing for gender equity in our community. In honor of Women's History Month, we're highlighting a few of the major milestones of that work here in Washington state.
The racial wealth gap is the largest form of economic inequality in America, yet it is the least commonly understood. With the median Black wealth on pace to hit $0 by the middle of this century, serious policy changes are needed to reverse this dangerous divide created by a history of discrimination.
We wined down last Wednesday with our Eastside fundraiser, Cocktails On A Mission, at the Bellevue Arts Museum. The colorful event was filled with live music, artwork, uplifting stories, and empowerment.
October is Breast Cancer Awareness Month, a worldwide annual campaign to highlight the importance of breast awareness, education, and research. We're shining a light on the health disparities for black women experiencing breast cancer, as well as the potential causes.
A recent ruling by the Ninth Circuit Court says that cities cannot outlaw people from sitting or sleeping in public when there are no possible alternatives. This ruling has big implications for cities in Snohomish County with these kinds of bans, and more complicated effects in King County and Seattle.