Ricky Byrdsong Memorial Race Against Hate Returns on Juneteenth
Responding to racist hate crimes in our community and across the nation
CEO Karen Singer to Retire from YWCA Evanston/North Shore
Calling in allies for shared accountability with Loretta J. Ross
Partnering to Stand Against Racism: An Interview with Iris Barrios of the Village of Skokie
YWCA Evanston/North Shore names new communications head
Partnering to Stand Against Racism
Judge Ketanji Brown Jackson: Herstory Made on the Supreme Court
Flying Fish Swim School awarded grant
Celebrating Black pioneers in health and wellness
Honoring Martin Luther King Jr’s Legacy: No Celebration Without Legislation
What racial healing means to us
Advancing women of color in the tech industry: Interview with Dr. Chandra Erdman
Remembering two longtime racial justice supporters
YWCA Evanston/North Shore Joins YWCA USA in Standing for Reproductive Freedom at the Supreme Court
About the Keeping Youth Safe and Healthy Act
Getting and using the new federal Child Tax Credit
Thanks to our generous community, we reached our capital campaign goal!
YWCA Evanston/North Shore graduates first class from new Summer Youth Leadership Program
Annual Race Against Hate to be “somewhat” virtual this year
YWCA’s Equity Summit to feature Robin Rue Simmons and Jan Schakowsky
YWCA Evanston/North Shore unveils capital campaign for renovations and new shelter
YWCA Evanston/North Shore to host teen dating seminar for parents
YWCA Evanston/North Shore statement on events at Capitol
YWCA Evanston/North Shore receives $9 million from philanthropist MacKenzie Scott
Pandemic doesn’t stop Northlight from working with survivors of domestic violence at YWCA
YWCA Evanston/North Shore’s new high-tech job training program for women to launch in January
YWCA USA Statement on 2020 Election Results
Relationships are a Spectrum
Consider the violence Black Trans Women face
Sherialyn Byrdsong Walk Against Hate
There’s no ‘one size fits all’ for those experiencing homelessness
YWCA Applauds Supreme Court’s Landmark Ruling on LGBTQ Job Discrimination
How can we move toward becoming anti-racist? Listen. Learn. Take Action.
YWCA Statement on the Murder of George Floyd
Who is not getting the Economic Impact Payment?
YWCA Statement on Ahmaud Arbery and Breonna Taylor
About YWCA Evanston/North Shore
What We Do
From economic empowerment to health and safety to racial justice and civil rights, all we do is focused on improving the lives of ALL women and girls.
Who We Are
We reach over 20,000 people each year in the 14 communities that make up our northeastern Cook County service area.
We'd love to get to know you! Attend a program or event, and let us know if you have spare time to volunteer. We need your voice and we value your experience.