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Passed by the King County Council, the seven amendments go before the voters in the November general election
October 21, 2020
Held online this year, the event will celebrate diverse women rising boldly for their communities
August 13, 2020
New members champion values of equity and diversity
June 18, 2020

IN THE NEWS

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An op-ed co-authored by YWCA's Doris O'Neal argues over-reliance on police, courts, and jails hasn’t solved domestic violence nor created safe communities. Survivors deserve more options for safety, justice, and preventing future violence.
Puget Sound Business Journal
YWCA CEO Maria Chavez-Wilcox was named to Puget Sound Business Journal’s list of 100 powerful and influential business leaders in 2020! The “Power 100” list provides a snapshot of a year marked by upheaval and reflects how our region has changed.
Everett Herald
The collection includes books on racial justice, and highlights fiction and nonfiction by Black and African American women. The public is invited to stop by the little library, along the sidewalk at 6027 208th St. SW, to pick up a book — and perhaps leave another book in its place.
YWCA USA
YWCA USA is pleased to announce the appointment of four new member to its national Board of Directors. The newly elected Board members include Maria Chavez Wilcox (CEO, YWCA Seattle | King | Snohomish). “I am thrilled to welcome these four talented women who bring a level of lived experience and diversity to our Board of Directors,” said Alejandra Y. Castillo, CEO, YWCA USA.

BLOGS

January 15, 2021
Last year, YWCA decided to replace the phrase "people of color" in our communications with the umbrella term BIPOC. As a term, BIPOC centers the specific discrimination experienced by Black >>
December 29, 2020
Because of the generosity of a local foundation, YWCA is able to support our employees who have had to shoulder the burdens of being working parents during a pandemic.
December 9, 2020
Meet the four honorees of our 2020 "Washington Women Who Dare" celebration and learn what being fearless means to them. Presented in partnership with Comcast Washington and TEDxSeattleWomen.
December 8, 2020
This winter, Washington state legislators will convene virtually to begin tackling the issues facing our state. YWCA will be working hard to pass strong policies to improve the lives of women and >>
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