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PRESS RELEASES

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
Held online this year, the event will celebrate diverse women rising boldly for their communities
August 13, 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

June 2, 2021
Join us on June 10 for our inaugural Bertha Pitts Campbell Equity awards, celebrating community leaders fighting for racial and gender equity today. Our 2021 honorees are the Seattle Storm, Debbie >>
May 26, 2021
In a guest blog post, two Seattle-based doctors and YW partners reflect on the dangers of centering discussions on racial disparities, and how we can dismantle harmful narratives - and move closer to >>
May 21, 2021
Presented by YWCA's People of Color Executive Council, our 10th Annual Stand Against Racism event went virtual with hundreds of guests joining us in the fight against discrimination.
May 11, 2021
Sunday, April 25 was the final day of the 2021 Washington State legislative session, and we're thrilled to report that many of YWCA's racial and gender justice priorities passed into law >>
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