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PRESS RELEASES

Held online, the event celebrates women inspiring change in their communities
June 15, 2021
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

IN THE NEWS

The Seattle Times
YWCA CEO Maria Chavez-Wilcox shares why donations for school supplies helps organizations bridge the equity gap for BIPOC students.
KUOW
YWCA regional director Jeanice Hardy shares why our region needs swift action to avoid a new housing crisis.
Crosscut
YWCA and other agencies that help renters to stay in their homes share how pandemic-related rental relief funding can be improved in King County.
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.

BLOGS

September 21, 2021
YWCA held our second virtual Luncheon on September 14 with over 1,200 supporters in attendance. Thank you for coming together to reclaim our power and help us raise over $1 million in support of >>
September 7, 2021
Our 2021 YWCA Inspire Luncheon keynote speaker Stacey Abrams has committed her life to protecting the freedom to vote for every eligible American, because voting is about more than engagement – it’s >>
August 18, 2021
Breaking down the barriers to gender and racial equity requires strong, long-lasting partnerships with our community. Read how HomeStreet Bank helps sustain critical YWCA programs.
August 11, 2021
Last week marked Black Women’s Equal Pay Day and while the race and gender pay gap might appear to be slowly closing, the long-term economic impacts from COVID-19 are only just taking shape.
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