YWCA Olympia Advocacy Priorities:





YWCA Olympia joins leaders as
Washington State signs
Paid Family & Medical Leave
into law on July 5th! 














YWCA of Olympia Advocacy Agenda:

YWCA Olympia is on a mission to eliminate racism and sexism to advance the political, social and economic status of all women and girls. Therefore, we advocate for:

  • economic mobility and economic stability for all women;
  • freedom from racism and sexism; and
  • opportunities that allow all women and girls to reach their full potential.



Highlighted bills we are watching:

2017 Washington State :

2017 Federal Priorities: YWCA USA 2017 Policy Priorities

Summary of 2016 Washington State Legislative Session


Meetings:    Our Advocacy Committee usually meets on the second Monday of the month and is open to the public. Our next meeting will be held on Monday, September 11 @ 5:30 (Held at the YWCA of Olympia, 220 Union Ave SE, Oly).





Stay Informed


Some Sites We Follow on Social Media:

Washington Work & Family Coalition and The Black Alliance of Thurston County

To learn more or to join the Advocacy Committee: 

Contact: Leatta Dahlhoff, YWCA of Olympia Advocacy Chair and/or

Cherie Reeves Sperr, YWCA of Olympia Community Engagement & Development Director at

YWCA Olympia Advocacy Committee Description