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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

August 15, 2018
August 15 is National Relaxation Day! This week we discuss the importance of self-care specifically for black women and the health benefits it entails.
August 14, 2018
A week ago on August 7, Washington state held its 2018 midterm primary election. Federal, state, and local representatives were on the ballot, including for U.S. Senator and each of the 10 U.S. House >>
August 8, 2018
We can look at Japan as an example of the horrible consequences of anti-immigration policies. The human cost of xenophobia impacts all of us, including our more vulnerable senior citizens.
August 7, 2018
August 7 is Black Women Equal Pay Day. In this week's blog we discuss what the day means and what may contribute to the wage disparity for women of color, specifically black women.
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