Held online, the event celebrates women inspiring change in their communities
June 15, 2021
Inaugural awards presented virtually on June 10
May 24, 2021
Comcast Lift Zones at Centers in Western Washington to Provide Safe Spaces Equipped with Free Internet and Devices
March 24, 2021
Passed by the King County Council, the seven amendments go before the voters in the November general election
October 21, 2020


KING 5's Evening Magazine
One thing the pandemic made clear is that access to internet connectivity and technology was no longer just necessary, but critical. YWCA has partnered with Comcast to provide Lift Zones at four locations across the region.
Read TIME Magazine's recent story about the impending housing crisis facing families in our community when COVID-19 eviction moratoriums end, featuring the story of a young father served by our organization and quotes from YWCA Regional Director, Jeanice Hardy.
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.


July 20, 2021
Ahead of an election that will determine key members of Seattle's leadership, YWCA joined as a co-host of two candidate forums held by We Are In, the network organization for housing and >>
July 15, 2021
To unpack how organizations can move from theory to action in making their workplaces antiracist, we spoke with activist and YW partner Dr. Sharon Knight to explore what a more equitable path forward >>
June 29, 2021
What is transformative justice? Could it change how we view justice today? Could it help Black, Brown, and Indigenous people? It can if we all use our voice and advocate in state government.
June 22, 2021
As state governments across the country move to restrict the rights of transgender people, Washington has established protections for them to receive gender-affirming care. However, our ability to >>
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