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PRESS RELEASES

Nonprofit celebrates event anniversaries
March 12, 2018
Awards presented at Shades of Leadership on November 15
November 2, 2017
2017 Stella Award will be presented to HIV survivor and founder of 30/30 Project on October 26
September 26, 2017
The former Managing Director of Sightline Institute brings years of experience to local nonprofit
September 26, 2017

IN THE NEWS

Northwest Asian Weekly
Pulling yourself up by your bootstraps is harder than it used to be. Securing a job without a degree or applicable employment experience requires knowing the ins and outs of specific industries. Enter YWCA Seattle King Snohomish. In 2011, it brought BankWork$, a nationally recognized training program that started in Los Angeles to help people discover and unlock new careers in the financial sector.
HIV Equal
The HIV League, a nonprofit organization working to empower the HIV Community through scholarship, wellness, and education, just selected their 2018 cohort of Scholars to receive an HIV League Scholarship, including Tranisha Arzah, a Peer Advocate for BABES Network-YWCA.
Lynnwood Today
YWCA's BankWork$ program graduated its first Snohomish County-based class on Thursday, May 24. BankWork$, which has been in existence in Seattle and King County since 2011, is a free training program for job seekers to gain the skills and knowledge needed to start a career in financial services.
Seattle Refined
Actress and activist Alfre Woodard brought her star power to Seattle as the keynote speaker for the YWCA Inspire Luncheon. "The YWCA event was just spirited and wonderful," she said. "It was highly festive and communal." YWCA is committed to gathering community together in the fight for social justice. Woodard shares the same passion.

BLOGS

June 18, 2018
In April 2018, the King County Auditor's office released a report on the equity and efficiency issues of paid fare enforcement officers on King County Metro’s Rapid Ride buses. The report >>
June 14, 2018
This week's blog shines a light on YWCA's Race and Social Manager, Michelle Osborne. We discussed YWCA's Race and Social Justice Initiative (RSJI), her choice to work at YWCA, and how >>
June 13, 2018
Ramadan is the month when Muslims around the world fast from sunrise to sunset to commemorate one of the five pillars of Islam. This week's blog will explain what the month entails, its origins >>
June 11, 2018
The 2018 Count Us In report shows that King County has not provided enough services to stem a growing number of people living out of their cars. Meanwhile, systemic racism continues to drive racial >>
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