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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
April 16, 2020 in Everett and May 14, 2020 in Seattle
December 6, 2019

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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.
KING 5
People looking to learn more about race and social justice issues can do so through the YWCA’s new Little Free Library in Lynnwood. Kresha Green, YWCA regional director of Snohomish County Housing Services, said she was proud to be part of something that would hopefully make a big difference. “If all of us do small things it can total up to be great accomplishments for our communities."
Lynnwood Today
Staff and supporters of the YWCA gathered in a Lynnwood neighborhood Friday morning to dedicate a Little Free Library filled with books on racial justice and those written by Black and African American women and girls.

BLOGS

August 11, 2020
America's system of mass incarceration has greatly exacerbated the racial and gender inequities across our nation. Black and immigrant women are in the sights of the overlapping prison system, >>
July 28, 2020
YWCA's Health Access programs work to increase wellness and safety in our community and reduce systemic barriers that drive inequities in health care access, chronic disease, and life span. We >>
July 21, 2020
Medical racism is the systematic and wide-spread racism against people of color within the medical system. It includes both the racism in our society that makes Black people less healthy, the >>
July 20, 2020
Current news and updates about the impact of the public health crisis on YWCA's programs. Last updated: July 20, 2020 at 3:26 p.m.
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