YWCA GirlsFirst Summer Camp

Alvirita Little Center

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Six weeks of free field trips, movies, volunteering, exploring nature, and new friendships for 9th grade self-identified girls of color.

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708 Martin Luther King Jr Way
Seattle, WA 98122
United States

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Charlie Mercer, Program Manager

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Cocktails On A Mission 2018

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6:00 pm
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8:00 pm
Bellevue Arts Museum
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Cocktails On A Mission
Come together for women and girls in our community, have a 'cocktail on a mission', and visit BAM's latest exhibition.

Shades of Leadership 2018

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6:00 pm
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End Date
8:30 pm
Palace Ballroom
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2018 Shades of Leadership
Join us to celebrate female-identified youth of color who are leading the way in our community at our annual benefit for YWCA GirlsFirst.

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How American Society Habitually Silences Women of Color Part II

August 29, 2018 Blog Post
Part I of this series focused on the historical aspect of how women of color are silenced. Hearing the voices of women of color means having them participate in all aspects of society, valuing their contributions. In this final part of our two-part series, we explore modern day silencing of women of color in American society and suggest ways to bring their voices forward into the conversation.
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For young adults, the Sheri and Les Biller Foundation has a program called BankWork$, launched in 2006, and CareerWork$ Medical, launched in 2017. The programs, operated in the Seattle area in partnership with the YWCA, focus on placing people into high-demand jobs in the banking and medical sectors. The free programs are eight weeks. Following graduation the foundation holds a job fair for students to connect with employers.
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