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 […]
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 […]
Written by Shan Yonamine, project assistant, Seattle University’s Project on Family Homelessness Editors Note: For the last 4 years, Firesteel has partnered with Seattle University and others to advocate for homelessness through […]
Path with Art, a social service organization that engages and connects individuals with self, and the self with community. Firesteel volunteer, Peggy Liao, visited Path with Art's student performance showcase and interviewed the program director, Jennifer Lobsenz. Peggy writes about how Path with Art uses art as an incredible tool to stabilize people's lives in the recovery process.
Firesteel manager Denise Miller is moving on from her role with the program, but she's not done advocating! In this farewell post, she shares why all of us must speak up now on the issues that matter to us.