New space supporting women living with HIV

BABES Network is region's only peer-led group for HIV-positive women
June 6, 2019

SEATTLE — BABES Network, the 30/30 Project, and Construction for Change will unveil the completed redesign of YWCA Seattle | King | Snohomish’s Seneca location health wing and meeting space. For over 30 years, BABES Network, a program of YWCA, has provided peer support for women living with HIV. The 30/30 Project’s mission is to bring access to quality, affordable healthcare to those who need it most, and this project’s goal was to create a more welcoming and enjoyable space for women living with HIV. With the completion of this redesign, the 30/30 Project culminates their initiative to build 30 healthcare facilities over a five-year period.

Opening of renovated BABES Network-YWCA meeting space

3 p.m. to 5 p.m., June 11, 2019
(Remarks at 4 p.m.)

1118 Fifth Avenue
Seattle, WA 98101

Speakers from BABES Network-YWCA, Julie Lewis of the 30/30 Project, Kevin Hunter of Construction for Change
In attendance: BABES Network members and staff, as well as project funders, donors, and volunteers.

Project partners include Construction for Change, Google Campus, Albert Lee Applicance, Muckleshoot Charity Fund, Perkins+Will, Jeffrey Tritt and Associates, and Turner Construction.

About YWCA Seattle | King | Snohomish:

Founded 125 years ago, YWCA is the region’s oldest and largest organization focused on the needs of women, and provides services and advocacy to support stable homes and economic advancement, reduce violence and improve health, and promote racial equity and social justice. Since 1989, BABES Network-YWCA has reduced isolation and stigma and created a sisterhood of support for women affected by HIV and their families through education, outreach, advocacy, and more. With programs that serve more than 11,000 people each year, YWCA is on a mission to eliminate racism, empower women, stand up for social justice, help families, and strengthen communities.

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