The blissful ignorance of a swim parent

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2019 swim marathon photo

The swim marathon makes me cry

Thursday, December 20, 2018

by Nancy Anderson, Flying Fish Coach I read somewhere that you should pay attention to the things that make you cry – the things that unexpectedly give you a lump in your throat – because they tell you something about yourself and what makes you tick. For me, many such moments have occurred on the… Continue Reading The swim marathon makes me cry

What Women Want

What Women Want 2018

Monday, October 15, 2018

October 1, 2018, Washington, D.C. — Today, YWCA USA launched its report, What Women Want 2018, a new national survey of American women commissioned by the organization to identify women’s public policy priorities. The survey is part of YWCA’s newly-launched civic engagement effort to register 10,000 women to vote in the upcoming midterm elections, and to ensure women’s issues are… Continue Reading What Women Want 2018

Healing Financially After Domestic Violence

Wednesday, October 10, 2018

By Fabiola Alfonso, Financial Education Specialist, YWCA Evanston/North Shore After a financially abusive relationship, the road to financial well-being can be overwhelming, but it is not impossible.  According to NCADV, 99% of domestic violence survivors also suffer financial abuse and they have the additional challenge of rebuilding their financial life. Financial abuse can leave a… Continue Reading Healing Financially After Domestic Violence

YWCA Evanston/North Shore Honors Young Men for Completing Healthy Masculinity Program

Friday, August 3, 2018

On August 1, YWCA Evanston/North Shore held a graduation ceremony for ten young men from Evanston Township High School (ETHS). But this wasn’t about academics. Instead the ceremony recognized these teenagers for completing a six-week program centered on leadership and the role of men in preventing gender violence. YWCA’s program, which was led by Violence… Continue Reading YWCA Evanston/North Shore Honors Young Men for Completing Healthy Masculinity Program

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