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PRESS RELEASES

BABES Network is region's only peer-led group for HIV-positive women
June 6, 2019
New members come from careers in the arts, medicine, banking, education, and law
May 1, 2019
Annual YWCA Inspire Luncheon celebrates 125 years of serving Washington women and girls
April 22, 2019

IN THE NEWS

The Seattle Times
King County has more than 9,500 students who experienced homelessness at some point during the last school year. The supply of well-stocked backpacks does not fulfill the depth of need to ensure every student has an equitable start on learning.
Federal Way Mirror
Lisa Smith knows what it’s like to have nice things. She lived in a quality house in Thurston County with a fine living room set, slept on a Tempur-Pedic mattress, watched TV on a large flat screen and had almost everything she wanted. But a lot can change in one year.
KING 5
"We are having a summit on prevention of gun violence. We have a public health crisis in our community when over 35,000 Americans die by firearm in a year," said King County Councilmember Joe McDermott. The summit, hosted by the King County Board of Health continues on Wednesday, at YWCA's Greenbridge Learning Center.
Seattle Met
Over 1,000 guests went all in for Washington women at YWCA’s 31st Annual Inspire Luncheon in King County. Held at the Washington State Convention Center in Seattle, journalist Soledad O’Brien gave a moving keynote, and inspired guests raised more than $857,000 for local women and girls.

BLOGS

September 17, 2019
Last month, we wrote about what the opportunity gap is, and how it impacts the potential for women, particularly Black women, to gain leadership positions in business and government. This week we’re >>
September 12, 2019
Our agency’s goal is to center African American and black women and families and create real change in the community. We can do this by empowering those who are the farthest from opportunity. YWCA’s >>
August 29, 2019
Meet Yusuf Hansia, a YWCA Activity Leader Volunteer at our Somerset Village Apartments. Yusuf’s goal is for residents to gain a better understanding of money management, and he works towards that by >>
August 20, 2019
At YWCA, we talk a lot about the wage gap between women and men, a gap that is even larger for women of color. However, the opportunity gap that denies women chances to get promoted or work in fast >>
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