Become a YBB Virtual Ambassador!

Become a YBB Virtual Ambassador!

Become a YBB Virtual Ambassador! The Power of Community is an online fundraiser bringing the YBB community together to celebrate the voices and stories of our teachers, participants, staff, and volunteers on Oct. 7th at 5:30p Pacific. Our goal is to raise $85,000 to...
Welcome YBB’s New Interim ED: Arthur Padilla

Welcome YBB’s New Interim ED: Arthur Padilla

In April of this past year, YBB’s Executive Director departed. After a challenging year of pandemic, lockdown, and social unrest, YBB’s staff and volunteers felt the impact, and a great deal of change happened. First, the YBB board determined that they would...
Trueblood Contempt Settlement

Trueblood Contempt Settlement

Washington Department of Social and Health Services (DSHS) has stated that Washington is in the midst of a mental health crisis and the demand for all forms of mental health services far outweighs the available resources. There is no place where this seems to be more...
A New Chapter for Yoga Behind Bars

A New Chapter for Yoga Behind Bars

On Friday, the Board of Directors accepted the resignation of YBB’s Executive Director, Julian Saucier. On behalf of the entire Board and incredible staff, we are truly grateful to Julian for his many valuable contributions to YBB since 2016. Julian was Board Co-Chair...
Second Chances by Anthony Blankenship

Second Chances by Anthony Blankenship

April is Second Chance Month.  For me, the idea of a second chance couldn’t be more real. For some impacted by the criminal legal system, they were never given a first chance, never mind a second. When I returned to the community, I was hopeful — for all...