National Voter Registration Day is Here!

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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

Commemorating Women’s Equality Day

Thursday, August 21, 2014

By Samantha Plotino Mission Based Coordinator, YWCA Bergen County  Historically, women in the United States have grappled with the perceived notion that they are not equal to men. It’s easy to forget that until 1920, women were not allowed to vote: they were, essentially, rendered voiceless. Often subjected to a lesser status in society, women… Continue Reading Commemorating Women’s Equality Day