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Summer, here we come!

11 Jun

Welcome, Tranisha!


Please join us in extending a warm welcome to Tranisha, our new Peer Advocate! Tranisha has been a BABE  for many years and she started as a Peer Advocate on June 4th. We are very excited to have Tranisha’s energy and enthusiasm around the BABES office!


Talk with Timothy Ray Brown


There are two exciting opportunities for HIV+ people to talk with the Berlin Patient, Timothy Ray Brown! Brown, the only person reportedly cured of HIV, will be at two events that are designed to provide HIV+ people with a safe and comfortable environment for discussion.

Wednesday, June 19th
11:30am Lifelong AIDS Alliance (Lunch)
2pm Madison Clinic/ACTU, Harborview (Afternoon Tea)

RSVP is required! Call 206.744.3184 to reserve your spot ASAP.

There is also a panel discussion moderated by KING 5’s Margaret Larson at Seattle University’s Piggott Building on Wednesday, June 19th, from 6:00pm-8:30pm. No RSVP required.


Annual BABES Retreat Sign-Up


The annual BABES retreat is July 12-14th!
Join us for a weekend of relaxation, community-building, and fun!

Applications are due June 21st. To request an application,
email or call:, 206.720.5566


Women of Africa Gathering and Lunch


Saturday, June 22nd
1-3pm at the BABES Office
Call or email Brenda for more details:
206.720.5566 x7 or

Summer BBQ and Welcome Camilla Wilson!

2 Jul

BABES Network-YWCA Welcomes new Peer Advocate Camilla Wilson!

We are very excited to have Camilla Wilson on our team as our newest Peer Advocate here at BABES! Camilla has been a member of BABES since 2007 and a Peer Volunteer here at BABES for the last year. Camilla has attended support groups, educational events, and retreats so some of you may recognize her. She will be working 15 hours a week, so come by and say hi or give her a call to welcome her!


We’re Bringing it Back…..

Please join us for Stella Steps Out Thursday, September 6, 2012 Dinner and auction from 6-9pm Live music and dancing from 9-11pm at Tom Douglas Palace Ballroom, a benefit for BABES Network-YWCA!

Honoree: Caroline Brown
Emcee: Sister Glo Euro N’Wei
Live Music: Michelle Taylor and the Blues Junkies

Registration is now open. Go to the Stella Steps Out event page to register now! Tickets are $100 until August 3rd and then go up to $125!


BABES Annual Family Picnic

Saturday, August 11, 2012–11-3pm
Woodland Park Shelter #1

Enjoy a yummy BBQ, great company and some fun games for the kids too! Friends and family welcome!

Please RSVP so we can plan for food.

Call to RSVP 206.720.5566 or email