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PRESS RELEASES

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
Referendum 88 would overturn the ban on outreach to historically marginalized communities for economic and educational opportunities.
October 18, 2019

IN THE NEWS

YWCA Seattle | King | Snohomish
YWCA provides essential services to women, children and people of color. But we can't keep meeting the growing needs during COVID-19 without your help.
Puget Sound Business Journal
In an op-ed, YWCA CEO Maria Chavez Wilcox: "We cannot forget about racial and gender equity in our response to COVID-19, and center the women, girls and people of color who will be disproportionately impacted by the spread of this virus."
South Seattle Emerald
For most people, being stuck inside –– though at times tedious –– isn’t a life-or-death situation. For domestic violence survivors, the situation is different. Though they are at risk if they leave their homes, their wellbeing can be in just as much jeopardy if they stay inside.
Seattle P.I.
Thousands in the Seattle area have been laid off as the impacts of the novel coronavirus outbreak become more and more widespread. If you're worried about making that April 1 rent due date, here's a list of helpful organizations, including YWCA

BLOGS

June 30, 2020
How can we build better communities where everyone is welcome and safe? We sat down with safe streets advocate and bus enthusiast Jazmine Smith to talk about how cities are designed in ways that are >>
June 29, 2020
Current news and updates about the impact of the public health crisis on YWCA's programs. Last updated: June 29, 2020 at 4:23 p.m.
June 25, 2020
For Pride month, we’re sharing the words and stories of Black trans womxn. In light of ongoing murders of and attacks on Black trans women and folx, it is crucial that we not only say the names of >>
June 17, 2020
Widely thought of as African American Independence Day, Juneteenth is a celebration of the official end of slavery. Serving as a symbol of total freedom from slave trade across all states, today >>
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