Announcing our new CEO, Maria Chavez WilcoxYWCA is pleased to announce our new CEO and the first Latina to hold this position, Maria Chavez Wilcox. She will succeed Sue Sherbrooke, who is retiring after 32 years with YWCA, and will join our organization starting on September 7.
BABES Network-YWCA member & advocate featured in Seattle Children’s blogSeattle Children's | July 19 Tranisha Arzah, BABES member, advocate and educator, was featured in a post about growing up and living with HIV on the Seattle Children’s blog. In it, she talks about the important role mentorship and advocacy has played in her life.
YWCA receives GiveTogether grant award for Passage PointSeattle Foundation | July 18 The Seattle Foundation recently announced the recipients of their 2016 GiveTogether grant awards. The YWCA received $10,000 for Passage Point, specifically recognizing its supportive residential community and the unique service it provides to parents facing homelessness after incarceration.
2016 YWCA School DaysJuly - AugustPartner with YWCA to promote education and help families! YWCA School Days will help over 1,800 students start the upcoming school year with backpacks full of new school supplies.
Upcoming Primary ElectionAugust 2Join YWCA in supporting the Seattle Housing Levy.
YWCA GirlsFirst Summer STEAM LabsJuly 25 - August 31GirlsFirst is opening up their space at Alvirita Little for STEAM Labs. These drop in times are where any female identified youth of color from 4th – 12th grade will be able to try out Science, Engineering, Math, Art/Fitness, and Math in fun, engaging, interactive, and experiential ways that center our communities of color as brilliant, strong, creative, and phenomenal.
YWCA GirlsFirst FridaysJuly 29 - August 26GirlsFirst is still accepting applications for incoming 9th grade female identified youth of color attending Rainier Beach, Franklin, Garfield and Cleveland High Schools for our FREE summer and school year programs.
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