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April is Sexual Assault Awareness Month

The Seattle Women’s Commission (SWC) recognizes the month of April as Sexual Assault Awareness Month (SAAM). Beginning in 2001, SAAM is a time to call attention to the need for greater awareness and prevention of sexual assault, harassment, and abuse. In order to understand the root causes of sexual violence,… [ Keep reading ]

Ruchika Tulshyan receives Jeanette Williams Award from Seattle Women’s Commission

The Seattle Women’s Commission has chosen Ruchika Tulshyan to receive the 2022 Jeanette Williams Award. This award seeks to recognize strong leaders who are making an impact in the city today. The Seattle Women’s Commission is proud to host this award as a chance to bring people together and to… [ Keep reading ]

What Women’s Health Week means to us

By Seattle Women’s Commission As we find ourselves in the center of National Women’s Health Week, we reflect on the difficulty of this past year in not only our physical health, but also our mental health. With this week falling into the space of Mental Health Awareness month, it’s made… [ Keep reading ]

Recognizing Sexual Assault Awareness Month with an evening reception at City Hall April 24

Open to all, this Wednesday evening reception at City Hall features an art display of t-shirts decorated by sexual assault survivors, guest speakers, and resource information.

Seattle Human Rights Commission announces two-year work plan

The Seattle Human Rights Commission was pleased to receive feedback and commitments today from council members regarding their two-year work plan. The Commission’s goals are to elevate community voices to our elected leaders, ensure there is greater public awareness for human rights concerns, and create actionable objectives for local officials…. [ Keep reading ]

The City of Seattle seeks four community members to serve on the Seattle Women’s Commission

The Seattle Office for Civil Rights is currently recruiting to fill four vacancies on the Seattle Women’s Commission. The Commission seeks candidates with diverse backgrounds in women’s rights, community engagement, law, public policy, advocacy, social services, education, and business and who are committed to racial equity. Commissioners are appointed by… [ Keep reading ]

Seattle Women’s Commission announces Riddhi Mukhopadhyay as recipient of 2017 Jeanette Williams Award

Press release shared by Seattle Office for Civil Rights on behalf of the Seattle Women’s Commission. The Seattle Women’s Commission is proud to announce Riddhi Mukhopadhyay, Legal Director of the Sexual Violence Legal Services, as the winner of the 2017 Jeanette Williams Award. The Sexual Violence Legal Services (SVLS) is… [ Keep reading ]

Seattle Women’s Commission expresses deep concern for the killing of Charleena Lyles

Press release shared by the Seattle Office for Civil Rights on behalf of the Seattle Women’s Commission. This past Sunday on June 18, 2017, Ms. Charleena Lyles was shot and killed by two Seattle Police Department (hereafter SPD) officers in her home with her children. For several years, the Seattle… [ Keep reading ]

The Seattle Women’s Commission recognizes April 29 as Denim Day

Press release shared by the Seattle Office for Civil Rights on behalf of the Seattle Women’s Commission. The Seattle Women’s Commission will celebrate Denim Day in City Hall on Wednesday, April 29, 2015 1:30p.m., along with the Mayor’s Office and Seattle City Council. All members of the community and City… [ Keep reading ]