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Referendum 88 would overturn the ban on outreach to historically marginalized communities for economic and educational opportunities.
October 18, 2019
BABES Network is region's only peer-led group for HIV-positive women
June 6, 2019
New members come from careers in the arts, medicine, banking, education, and law
May 1, 2019

IN THE NEWS

The Seattle Times
King County has more than 9,500 students who experienced homelessness at some point during the last school year. The supply of well-stocked backpacks does not fulfill the depth of need to ensure every student has an equitable start on learning.
Federal Way Mirror
Lisa Smith knows what it’s like to have nice things. She lived in a quality house in Thurston County with a fine living room set, slept on a Tempur-Pedic mattress, watched TV on a large flat screen and had almost everything she wanted. But a lot can change in one year.
KING 5
"We are having a summit on prevention of gun violence. We have a public health crisis in our community when over 35,000 Americans die by firearm in a year," said King County Councilmember Joe McDermott. The summit, hosted by the King County Board of Health continues on Wednesday, at YWCA's Greenbridge Learning Center.
Seattle Met
Over 1,000 guests went all in for Washington women at YWCA’s 31st Annual Inspire Luncheon in King County. Held at the Washington State Convention Center in Seattle, journalist Soledad O’Brien gave a moving keynote, and inspired guests raised more than $857,000 for local women and girls.

BLOGS

October 18, 2019
It’s National Domestic Violence Awareness Month and YWCA is taking a stand. The domestic violence (DV) program at YWCA works to support survivors that have experienced gender-based violence to >>
October 15, 2019
YWCA has a long history of serving the women and girls of our region, and nowhere else is the history more felt than at our Seneca building, YWCA’s Seattle headquarters since 1914. Read on to learn >>
October 1, 2019
Candidates for Seattle City and King County Councils answered questions from human services providers and the public. Learn where candidates stand on the issues most important to you!
September 26, 2019
All year, YWCA has been busy bringing community events to all parts of our region. Read on to find out how we’ve been all in for Washington women this past month, including events focused on clearing >>
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