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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.

Reading on a Mission: Equity in the New Year

January 29, 2020
With MLK Day behind us and Black History and Women's History Months ahead, we're pulling together a list of our favorite reads (and a couple of listens!) about issues of equity in our community and beyond.

Paving the Way for Diversity in Volunteering

January 23, 2020
Employing anti-racism principles in our day-to-day operations is an essential part of the work we do at YWCA. Through the Volunteer Services Department, we look at several factors in our volunteer outreach and recruiting in order to achieve equitable outcomes in the services that we and the rest of YWCA provide.

Bold Women Embolden Others

January 8, 2020
At the start of this year, the first of a new decade, we’re asking ourselves, “What does equity look like in 2020?” Learn more about two women who have created a more equitable world through trailblazing paths for other women of color in their industries.

Making Time to Give Back

December 19, 2019
In the midst of our New Year’s resolutions, we want to remind community members that your help is needed at YWCA. Read on for our tips on making community engagement a regular part of your life without overloading you schedule.

Best of the Blogs 2019

December 11, 2019
It's the final days of 2019, and we're celebrating the new year with a selection of our blog posts that we published over the last 12 months. Covering everything from Black LGBTQ icons to the incredible supporters of our programs, this list spans the many different kinds of work that YWCA does.
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