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 […]
“I Want People to Have a Voice”: Volunteers Lead Voter Registration Project
Registering to vote online is the easiest way to ensure that your voice is heard in November's election. With the online registration deadline coming up on Monday (!), we wanted to remind you to not only register, but also to spread the word. Need a little inspiration? Read the story of four amazing women who are helping their communities register to vote.
“The Right to Vote Is a Tremendous Gift”
An immigrant from Zimbabwe, Salma spent 16 years waiting to become a citizen of the United States. On the day of her welcoming naturalization ceremony, the day she cried tears of joy, Salma exercised her first right as a citizen: She registered to vote.
“I’ll Never Give Up”: Sahro Farah on Tenants’ Rights
Advocate Sahro Farah celebrated a victory last week when the Seattle City Council banned rent hikes on unsafe properties.
Tools for Change: New Online Resources for Advocates
The "Homeless in Bellingham" video series and the Toolkit to Combat the Criminalization of Homelessness are two great online resources for housing advocates.