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Held online this year, the event will celebrate diverse women rising boldly for their communities
August 13, 2020
New members champion values of equity and diversity
June 18, 2020
April 16, 2020 in Everett and May 14, 2020 in Seattle
December 6, 2019

IN THE NEWS

Everett Herald
The collection includes books on racial justice, and highlights fiction and nonfiction by Black and African American women. The public is invited to stop by the little library, along the sidewalk at 6027 208th St. SW, to pick up a book — and perhaps leave another book in its place.
YWCA USA
YWCA USA is pleased to announce the appointment of four new member to its national Board of Directors. The newly elected Board members include Maria Chavez Wilcox (CEO, YWCA Seattle | King | Snohomish). “I am thrilled to welcome these four talented women who bring a level of lived experience and diversity to our Board of Directors,” said Alejandra Y. Castillo, CEO, YWCA USA.
KING 5
People looking to learn more about race and social justice issues can do so through the YWCA’s new Little Free Library in Lynnwood. Kresha Green, YWCA regional director of Snohomish County Housing Services, said she was proud to be part of something that would hopefully make a big difference. “If all of us do small things it can total up to be great accomplishments for our communities."
Lynnwood Today
Staff and supporters of the YWCA gathered in a Lynnwood neighborhood Friday morning to dedicate a Little Free Library filled with books on racial justice and those written by Black and African American women and girls.

BLOGS

September 29, 2020
Our education system should be empowering students to achieve their dreams, but for Black students, schools can instead create inequities that block their success. One of the major ways this occurs >>
September 28, 2020
On Juneteenth of this year, our staff at the Pathways for Women YWCA location in Lynnwood unveiled a Little Free Library dedicated to race and social justice literature as well as uplifting Black >>
September 23, 2020
As YWCAs across the country mourn the loss of Justice Ginsburg, we are determined to continue carrying out her legacy as a principled, dignified defender of justice for all.
August 25, 2020
Here in Washington, we fight to expand the right to vote, not suppress it. That’s why we’ve been one of the leading states in the nation on voting by mail. But we still have work to do, as the right >>
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