Fall LWHRA SHRM-CP/SHRM-SCP Exam Preparation Class


Program Begins:
September 27
6:00 PM - 9:00PM

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Seattle's LGBTQ Center promotes wellness in LGBTQ communities by
providing health services, connecting people to resources, fostering arts,
and building community. Gay City is the leading provider of HIV and STI
testing in King County.

The Gay City: Seattle's LGBTQ Center Board seeks leaders who are deeply
committed to the organization's mission and social justice values. In
addition, the Board seeks members with a broad range of skills and
backgrounds, though we are in need of someone who has HR experience to help
guide the organization in this time for growth. The Gay City Board is
deeply committed to reflecting the multicultural and intersectional
identities that make up Seattle's LGBTQ community. We hold this to be just
as important as professional skills as the Board prioritizes membership for
those most underrepresented in our community to center and uplift those
voices in our work.

If this connects with you please contact Whitney Thoren, Board Co-Chair, at or 303-596-2274.

Celebrating Our Incredible Volunteres


Do you know or work with an LWHRA volunteer? We are currently planning our annual Volunteer Appreciation Celebration to thank the many people who make our association run smoothly from year to year. We need your help! Fill out our quick nomination form to help us recognize and honor the key volunteers that did exceptional work in 2017.

Call for Speakers - 2018 Symposium

LWHRA is looking for speakers next year's LWHRA Symposium 2018. We have a new focus for the upcoming event - Connect, Grow, and Serve. Learn more about what we are looking for below!

The Ideal Symposium Speaker Is:

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LWHRA Has Received the Prestigious SHRM EXCEL Award for Advancing the HR Profession


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LWHRA Members:

As you know, we’re approaching the time of year when we hold our Symposium, which includes an opportunity to review and approve of any proposed changes to our bylaws. An e-newsletter went out this week that detailed the bylaws - We would like to call your attention to this updated version.

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Help LWHRA and our Special Interest Groups (SIG) with planning for future events. LWHRA has sponsored Special Interest Groups for several years, but the participation has been limited.  We would love to know why. The goal of the LWHRA and SHRM is to foster a community of dedicated professionals, interested in leading edge practices.  Connecting the membership to one another to support the mission will both enhance the organizations they work for and promote their own career development.

Please complete the brief survey to provide us the feedback we need to create relevant content and opportunities for you.



What does it mean to be a SHRM Learning System Champion?

The competency-based SHRM-CP® and SHRM-SCP® credentials are the new global standard in HR certification. These credentials are among the first HR certifications focused on teaching and testing the practical, real-life information HR professionals need to advance their organizations, and excel in their careers

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