Why I (Will) Vote: To Make A Difference

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Why I (Will) Vote: To Make A Difference

Monday, September 22, 2014

Voting for leaders and policies that will put us on a path toward ending homelessness is essential. Registering to vote is the first step in creating change through the democratic process, but about a quarter of Washingtonians who are eligible to vote aren’t registered! To inspire our readers to register (or to update your registered address… Continue Reading Why I (Will) Vote: To Make A Difference

Top Five on Friday: November 15

Friday, November 15, 2013

By Katie Stanton Social Media & Online Engagement Manager, YWCA USA Our theme for this week’s Top Five on Friday is hard work and recognition. Both of these ideas are important, and they are intrinsically linked: hard work deserves recognition, and recognition requires hard work. Our stories this week highlight audacious women who have overcome… Continue Reading Top Five on Friday: November 15

Our Stories Are Our Strategies: What It Takes to End Violence Against Women

Friday, October 18, 2013

We Need to Know Better by Meg When my high school boyfriend told me I was worthless, I believed him. He didn’t start out that way, as most people who have been in abusive relationships will tell you. After a month of seemingly blissful dating, the negative comments started slowly pouring in. He would grab… Continue Reading Our Stories Are Our Strategies: What It Takes to End Violence Against Women

February Is Teen Dating Violence Awareness Month: Lizzi’s Story

Wednesday, February 20, 2013

By: Lizzi Newton ENOUGH Program, YWCA Knoxville Approximately one in every five female high school students (aged 13 to 19) reports having been physically and/or sexually abused by a dating partner, according to the Journal of the American Medical Association. To put this in perspective, imagine a high school class with 20 female students: four… Continue Reading February Is Teen Dating Violence Awareness Month: Lizzi’s Story