Following the March 16 Atlanta mass shooting that killed eight people, six of whom were Asian women, YWCA condemns this violence in the strongest possible way, and stands in solidarity with the AAPI community and the victims and families of those experiencing anti-Asian racism and violence
March is Women’s History month, but women are making history year-round through education, policy, art, and bearing witness to society. Here is the first in a two-part round up of local women of color leading the way to an equitable future, empowering each other and their communities in the fight for social justice.
Have you gotten your Democracy Vouchers in the mail yet? Now that we've had them for two elections, we decided to dive into how the vouchers have improved economic equity for BIPOC voters and the representation of those communities among candidates.
Washington leads the nation in voter turnout with our vote-by-mail elections, but what steps can we take to make our democracy stronger and more intentionally racially equitable? Below are three ways that Washington can raise the bar and increase the inclusivity of our democracy.
Since the start of the pandemic, YWCA has been meeting the critical needs of women and families in the community. COVID-19 forced us to respond and adapt quickly, and find ways to deliver socially distant services at 20+ locations across King and Snohomish Counties.
February 8-12 are Housing and Homelessness Advocacy Days, a week-long series of workshops, rallies, and meetings with lawmakers to push for more affordable housing solutions in Washington. We've highlighted four ways you can join in the collective action this week.