Today, for the second day in a row, Seattle has the worst air quality of any big city on the planet. Since July, we’ve had less than half an inch of rain. And politicians and news outlets have been relatively quiet about it – pretending that this type of weather is normal. But every year, the temperatures are rising, the rain is decreasing, and the impact of wildfires is growing exponentially.
Check out some of Y-WE’s favorite books! Featuring authors in our community as well as books we have used in our programs.
The Y-WE community is rooted in the principals of creating a society where all of us have agency over our own bodies. We must now be there for each other as we navigate through the times ahead.
Today we are reminded that for every injustice there are sites of resistance – sites of harm reduction and support that arise in direct response to systemic gaps and intentionally harmful policies.
On June 4 we gathered together with community at Marra Farm to celebrate those who will be “graduating” from Y-WE Programs, and becoming Y-WE Alum. Check out these impactful remarks from our keynote speakers!
This August we are experiencing a transition in Y-WE’s leadership team. Learn more in this letter from Y-WE’s Board Chair.