In honor of Women’s History Month, YWCA staff member Angie Burnside shares her reflections on making history by being part of the Women’s March on Washington. I first became aware of the idea for a […]
Why I Marched – Reflections from YWCA Board member, Stephanie Ellis-Smith
In honor of Women’s History Month, YWCA board member Stephanie Ellis-Smith shares her reflections on making history by being part of the Women’s March on Washington. I first decided to […]
My First and Not My Last Advocacy Day Experience
Early in the morning on February 2nd, seven YWCA staff drove to Olympia to represent our YWCA at the annual Housing and Homelessness Advocacy Day. We became part of something bigger than […]
“I Want People to Have a Voice”: Volunteers Lead Voter Registration Project
Registering to vote online is the easiest way to ensure that your voice is heard in November's election. With the online registration deadline coming up on Monday (!), we wanted to remind you to not only register, but also to spread the word. Need a little inspiration? Read the story of four amazing women who are helping their communities register to vote.
“I’ll Never Give Up”: Sahro Farah on Tenants’ Rights
Advocate Sahro Farah celebrated a victory last week when the Seattle City Council banned rent hikes on unsafe properties.