YWCA Evanston/North Shore awarded $1 million grant for campus expansion

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YWCA Evanston/North Shore awarded $1 million grant for campus expansion

Wednesday, August 26, 2020

YWCA Evanston/North Shore has been awarded a $1 million grant from the Harry and Jeanette Weinberg Foundation in support of its campus expansion, which will include a new building to support its domestic violence services and an upgrade of existing facilities. “We are honored and thrilled that the Weinberg Foundation, one of the largest private… Continue Reading YWCA Evanston/North Shore awarded $1 million grant for campus expansion

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That’s not violence: How the socialization of white women affects women of color

Tuesday, August 18, 2020

YWCA’s Equity Institute recently added “The History and Socialization of Oppression” to our workshop offerings.  Understanding the ways we’ve been socialized into thoughts and behaviors that harm both ourselves and others is an important step toward transformation.  A recent Facebook post by our Equity and Inclusion colleague, Elisabeth “Biz” Lindsay-Ryan, really brought this point home.… Continue Reading That’s not violence: How the socialization of white women affects women of color

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YWCA Evanston/North Shore assumes ownership of the Crowded Closet  

Thursday, August 13, 2020

YWCA Evanston/North Shore is adding to its family of social enterprises. The Crowded Closet, a consignment boutique located at 808 Dempster Street in Evanston, will now be owned and managed by YWCA Evanston/North Shore. Like the YWCA Shop for Good in Wilmette, which YWCA Evanston/North Shore acquired in 2018, all proceeds from the Crowded Closet… Continue Reading YWCA Evanston/North Shore assumes ownership of the Crowded Closet  

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YWCA Evanston/North Shore receives high-tech job training grant from Google.org

Tuesday, August 11, 2020

YWCA Evanston/North Shore today announced that it is one of 12 YWCA local associations nationwide that has received a grant for a high-tech job training program. The program, known as YWeb Career Academy, focuses on increasing access to digital skills, such as Web development and design, particularly for women of color. YWeb is part a… Continue Reading YWCA Evanston/North Shore receives high-tech job training grant from Google.org

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