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YWCA Evanston/North Shore launches first-ever Women in Tech Council to support new job training initiative 

Wednesday, February 10, 2021

YWCA Evanston/North Shore has announced the formation of its first-ever Women in Tech Council, which will serve as an advisory group to the organization’s new YWeb Career Academy. YWeb Career Academy, which began in January, is YWCA Evanston/North Shore’s high tech job training program in partnership with Oakton Community College. The goal of YWeb is… Continue Reading YWCA Evanston/North Shore launches first-ever Women in Tech Council to support new job training initiative 

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YWCA Evanston/North Shore to host teen dating seminar for parents

Monday, February 8, 2021

YWCA Evanston/North Shore, which works with schools and young people in the area to promote healthy relationships, will host a virtual education session for parents titled “That’s Not Love.” The free, one-hour session will address effective ways to talk with teens and tweens about healthy and unhealthy relationships and provide resources for parents. Sessions will… Continue Reading YWCA Evanston/North Shore to host teen dating seminar for parents

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YWCA Evanston/North Shore receives $9 million from philanthropist MacKenzie Scott

Thursday, December 17, 2020

MacKenzie Scott, a billionaire philanthropist and author known for supporting organizations committed to gender and racial equity, recently announced a gift of $9 million to YWCA Evanston/North Shore. YWCA Evanston/North Shore was one of 384 nonprofit organizations nationwide to receive a gift from Scott after a thorough vetting by a team of advisors. “To select… Continue Reading YWCA Evanston/North Shore receives $9 million from philanthropist MacKenzie Scott

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Pandemic doesn’t stop Northlight from working with survivors of domestic violence at YWCA

Monday, December 7, 2020

Since 2016, Skokie-based Northlight Theatre has teamed up with YWCA Evanston/North Shore to offer arts programs to survivors of domestic violence. This partnership has included tickets to Northlight productions and in-person workshops. The partnership was humming along as usual this year until the pandemic hit. According to Christina Lepri, Northlight’s director of education and community… Continue Reading Pandemic doesn’t stop Northlight from working with survivors of domestic violence at YWCA