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YWCA Evanston/North Shore Joins YWCA USA in Standing for Reproductive Freedom at the Supreme Court

Friday, September 24, 2021

YWCA USA Submits Amicus Brief to Supreme Court On Impact Striking Down Roe v. Wade Would Have on Young Women of Color This week, YWCA USA filed an amicus brief in the Supreme Court decision, Dobbs v. Jackson Women’s Health Organization, which will determine the future of Roe v. Wade. YWCA Evanston/North Shore stands with… Continue Reading YWCA Evanston/North Shore Joins YWCA USA in Standing for Reproductive Freedom at the Supreme Court

Hallie Cohen

About the Keeping Youth Safe and Healthy Act

Tuesday, August 24, 2021

by Hallie Cohen, YWCA Evanston/North Shore Violence Prevention Educator On August 20, Governor JB Pritzker signed the Keeping Youth Safe and Healthy Act into law. Also known as SB 818, the Keeping Youth Safe and Healthy Act creates age-appropriate learning standards for public schools that decide to teach comprehensive personal health and safety education (grades… Continue Reading About the Keeping Youth Safe and Healthy Act

Fabiola Alfonso, YWCA Financial Education Specialist

Getting and using the new federal Child Tax Credit 

Wednesday, August 18, 2021

By Fabiola Alfonso, Financial Education Specialist at YWCA Evanston/North Shore The federal Child Tax Credit (CTC) payments have arrived, so it’s time to start using this money! But before you do, let’s be sure you received your money or know how to get it. Beginning July 15, the IRS began paying half the total credit amount in advance monthly payments for families who qualify. (Learn more here.) For some families, the CTC payments have been easy to get.… Continue Reading Getting and using the new federal Child Tax Credit 

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