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Nearly 5,000 Turn Out for Race Against Hate

21 June 2018
June 20, 2018 – EVANSTON, IL – YWCA Evanston/North Shore’s 19th annual Ricky Byrdsong Memorial Race Against Hate, held June 17, drew nearly 5,000 runners and walkers, and 300 volunteers.... Read More

YWCA USA: Stop Allowing Abuse

9 February 2018
STATEMENT BY YWCA USA CEO ALEJANDRA Y. CASTILLO “Domestic violence continues to be an epidemic impacting one in four women in the United States. One of the primary reasons domestic... Read More

We Need Real Solutions, Not Platitudes

31 January 2018
Statement by YWCA USA CEO, Alejandra Y. Castillo “In last night’s State of the Union address, President Trump doubled down on his standard dog-whistle of divisive rhetoric and scapegoating our... Read More

Shutdown Hurts Women, Families, And Communities Of Color

19 January 2018
STATEMENT BY YWCA USA CEO ALEJANDRA Y. CASTILLO “We are deeply disappointed in Congress’ failure to do their jobs and fund programs that support women, families, and our communities. “The... Read More