News and Updates

Science of Games Winter Break Camp!

Monday, December 19, 2016 - 10:00am

SORRY, CAMP IS FULL: GWOL's week-long Winter Break Camp, where campers in grades 6-8 explore the Science, Technology, Engineering, Art, and Math behind playing our favorite board, card, story, 

Don’t be a Bystander: When Hate Flares Up, Rise Up

Wednesday, December 7, 2016 - 6:30pm

REGISTRATION CLOSED "Don’t be a Bystander: When Hate Flares Up, Rise Up"- Strategies for Interrupting Bias & Oppression Workshop

YWCA Receives Award from Black Alliance of Thurston County

YWCA receives 2016 Understanding & Undoing Racism - Beloved Community Award from the Black Alliance of Thurston County.

YWCA Olympia Endorses I-1433

YWCA Olympia Endorses Initiative Measure #873

Washington State Initiative Measure 873 (AN ACT relating to the use of deadly force by a law enforcement officer or peace officer; amending RCW 9A.16.040; and creating a new section)

Week Without Violence

YWCA Endorses I-1491

I-1491 is a 2016 Washington State Initiative (Extreme Risk Protection Orders) to the people which will allow families and law enforcement to petition a court to temporarily suspend a person’s access to firearms if there is documented evidence that an individual is threatening harm to themselves or others. 

Stand Against Racism Newsletter Sept 2016


This week YWCA launched the first #StandAgainstRacism e-Newsletter.