Written by Eric Bronson On May 4, the US House of Representatives passed the American Health Care Act (AHCA) on a party-line vote by Republican lawmakers. A month later, the Senate GOP […]
Written by Eric Bronson On Friday May 19th at Seattle City Hall, YWCA Seattle|King|Snohomish hosted its annual Stand Against Racism event, bringing together city officials, poets, activists and community members to take […]
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 […]
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 […]
In the first part of her "Separate and Unequal" blog series, Perry Firth examined some troubling outcomes of the re-segregation of our nation’s schools, including the disproportionality of discipline that results in suspensions, expulsions and dropping out. These contribute to the systemic problem known as the “school-to-prison pipeline” and lack of success for many students of color. In Part Two, she writes about the impact of all this and what we can do about it.