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Annual YWCA Inspire luncheon celebrates 125 years of serving Washington women and girls
March 27, 2019
The screening celebrates launch of YWCA Seattle | King | Snohomish’s 125th anniversary campaign, the oldest non-profit in Washington serving women and girls.
March 7, 2019
Seattle skyline marks 125th anniversary year for local YWCA, the oldest nonprofit in Washington created to serve women and girls
March 7, 2019
Nonprofit celebrates event anniversaries
March 12, 2018

IN THE NEWS

My Edmonds News
In 1894, YWCA’s founding sisters created a new kind of organization to support local women in need. For 125 years, YWCA Seattle | King | Snohomish has been proud to serve brilliant and strong women determined to succeed, no matter what stands in their way.
KUOW
YWCA's legal director of its Sexual Violence Legal Services Riddhi Mukhopadhyay weighs in on a recent bill that would change the state's definition of rape in the third degree. "It is much more responsive and realistic to what sexual assault looks like for many survivors."
The Herald
Poet Nikki Giovanni will be in Everett next week as keynote speaker for the YWCA’s Snohomish County Inspire Luncheon. Happy to speak at an event supporting women, she said, “we’re all sisters.”
MyNorthwest.com
While some say “Seattle is dying,” more than 40 members of the community, including business and nonprofit leaders, have signed an Open Letter to Our Community. The letter argues: “Real solutions come from a whole community: nonprofits, businesses, philanthropists, neighbors, those who’ve experienced homelessness — even media.”

BLOGS

April 17, 2019
As we prepare for our Stand Against Racism event and our Snohomish County Luncheon with speaker Nikki Giovanni, we take a look at the connection between Black Consciousness and mental health, their >>
April 11, 2019
Learn more about YWCA volunteer Jeanna who works at Angeline’s Day Center, teaching a weekly Nia Movement class to YWCA clients and staff since 2017. Jeanna uses Nia Movement as a mode of exercise >>
April 9, 2019
The last day of the Washington State Legislative session is April 28, and the final date to pass legislation through both houses is next week. Join us to go all in for Washington women in the final >>
April 2, 2019
YWCA is on a mission to make sure women and girls of color have the same resources and opportunities to earn a fair wage and build a stable career. Read previous blog posts from us on how equal pay >>
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