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Seattle City Budget: How to Make Your Voice Heard Now

Right now, the City of Seattle is determining how they will distribute funds in our city for 2024. During this process we have an opportunity as residents of Seattle to influence these decisions. Build the future you want to see in the world by helping shape the future of Seattle!

Partner Spotlight: Claudia Linares, Girasol Counseling

Meet Claudia, a therapist who provides services to Y-WE youth through our Healing Justice Collective! Claudia’s private practice is called Girasol Counseling and she focuses on spiritual healing and advocacy work for communities of color.

“The Only Thing I Have to Do Is Be Myself”

In a society that often discourages taking up space, Y-WE programs encourage young people to be who they are, and that their voices matter. Gabi shares that Y-WE taught her to prioritize her wellness and express herself authentically.

Why Representation is Key for Confidence Building

Shaniah Andal came to Y-WE as an eighth grader and has now participated in several Y-WE programs including our summer intertnship at Marra Farm. By feeling safe, she has built confidence in her voice and leadership during her time at Y-WE.

Partner Spotlight: Mille Byrd, Marriage & Family Therapist

Mille Byrd is one of the therapists actively holding spots for Y-WE youth through our Healing Justice Collective. She has a trauma-informed approach and an extensive background working with domestic violence and sexual exploitation survivors.

Join Y-WE and invest in a better future for young women*
*those who identify as women, girls, trans, non-binary, or gender expansive