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PRESS RELEASES

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
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

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.
TIME
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.
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.

BLOGS

May 5, 2021
May is Asian American and Pacific Islander (AAPI) Heritage Month. This is a time to recognize the contributions of AAPI Americans to the culture of the United States and to honor their achievements >>
April 28, 2021
COVID-19 accelerated inequities for our low-income communities—specifically for BIPOC women, immigrants, and refugees. To address these needs and more, YWCA programs and locations like our >>
April 21, 2021
It's time to reimagine policing and public safety, and the conviction of a former Minneapolis police officer for the killing of George Floyd is a step in the right direction.
April 14, 2021
For race and social justice work, the terms "ally" and "accomplice" are often used to describe those who come from places of privilege and their relationship to marginalized >>
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