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RAPID RESPONSE: Senate Must Pass the Families First Coronavirus Response Act

Tuesday, March 17, 2020

The COVID-19 (coronavirus) pandemic is mounting some of the biggest challenges and disrupting operations and lives across the country. We are currently facing unprecedented times that require swift and immediate action. The House did their job. It’s time for the Senate to act! Each day, the rapid developments of COVID-19 bring significant challenges and pressures… Continue Reading RAPID RESPONSE: Senate Must Pass the Families First Coronavirus Response Act

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The Power of Women in Philanthropy

Friday, February 28, 2020

by Brenda Asare, Campaign Counsel, The Alford Group The face of who is considered a philanthropist is changing. There is growing recognition and research on the role that women’s philanthropy plays in tackling urgent and critical issues like closing the inequality wealth gap, reducing violence, enabling workforce development, and advancing social justice. Research bears out… Continue Reading The Power of Women in Philanthropy

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Why I support YWCA Evanston/North Shore

Thursday, February 27, 2020

by Deborah Price, YWCA Evanston/North Shore Board of Directors I spent my career in two male-dominated industries, academic medicine and automotive manufacturing, so I know from experience how women have been left behind in terms of empowerment, financial stability, equity and safety. Through employees, friends, acquaintances and news media, I came to realize how many… Continue Reading Why I support YWCA Evanston/North Shore

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“Trust” in the Age of the Internet

Thursday, February 6, 2020

February is Teen Dating Violence Awareness and Prevention Month, or #TDVAM. Hallie Cohen is one of our Violence Prevention Educators at YWCA Evanston/North Shore. She facilitates a program called Building Healthy Relationships on recognizing the difference between healthy versus unhealthy or abusive relationships, understanding consent, setting boundaries, and more with students aged 8-18. In my… Continue Reading “Trust” in the Age of the Internet