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PRESS RELEASES

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

TIME
Following the eviction moratoriums brought about to keep renters in their homes during the COVID-19 pandemic, this article explores the impending housing crisis facing our communities and features YWCA Regional Director, Jeanice Hardy.
WSCADV
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.

BLOGS

February 23, 2021
Washington leads the nation in voter turnout with our vote-by-mail elections, but what steps can we take to make our democracy stronger and more intentionally racially equitable? Below are three ways >>
February 18, 2021
Black History Month is a time to celebrate the accomplishments of Black leaders from our region and beyond, as well as engage in conversations about how to better support Black community members >>
February 16, 2021
Since the start of the pandemic, YWCA has been meeting the critical needs of women and families in the community. COVID-19 forced us to respond and adapt quickly, and find ways to deliver socially >>
February 9, 2021
February 8-12 are Housing and Homelessness Advocacy Days, a week-long series of workshops, rallies, and meetings with lawmakers to push for more affordable housing solutions in Washington. We've >>
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