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 […]
Why I Marched – Reflections from YWCA staff member, Angie Burnside
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 […]
Now’s the Time to Advocate!
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.