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 21.
Comcast Tech Literacy LabThanks to a $30,000 grant from Comcast, the WorkSource Downtown Seattle located in YWCA Opportunity Place will have new computers and digital literacy classes for low-income job seekers. This initiative was designed in partnership with Millionair Club, with additional funding from United Way of King County.
YWCA partners with Everett schools for youth homelessnessEverett Herald | August 25As a part of Washington’s Homeless Student Stability Program, Everett Public Schools will receive nearly $200,000 in funding to help an estimated 15 students at a time with housing, legal fees, and other expenses. They will subcontract with YWCA to hire and train a homeless housing navigator to work in the district’s schools.
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.
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.
2016 Stella Steps OutOctober 6Break out your flashiest outfit and join us at this annual fundraiser for BABES Network-YWCA! Enjoy a lively evening of dancing, food & drinks, remembrance, and celebration.
Symposium on Women in ManufacturingSeptember 13Join us for this event introducing women to career and training opportunities in the dynamic profession of advanced manufacturing. Hear from a panel of women working in the field and learn about the industries, employment, and potential career pathways. Get expert advice on navigating college, career resources, and apprenticeships. The symposium is open to anyone who is interested.
Women of Color Empowered Legacy CelebrationSeptember 16Celebrate 20 years of empowering women of color at the final chapter of this event. Panelists include Sandra Madrid, YWCA board chair and past Women of Color Empowered honoree.
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