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YWCA’s Equity Summit to feature Robin Rue Simmons and Jan Schakowsky

Monday, May 3, 2021

Evanston Alderman Robin Rue Simmons and U.S. Rep. Jan Schakowsky will lead a discussion about reparations on a national level as part of YWCA Evanston/North Shore’s annual Equity Summit, which will be held virtually May 13 and 14. Simmons and Schakowsky will focus on H.B. 40, also known as the Commission to Study and Develop… Continue Reading YWCA’s Equity Summit to feature Robin Rue Simmons and Jan Schakowsky

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Registration open for YWCA Evanston/North Shore’s Equity Summit

Thursday, March 25, 2021

YWCA Evanston/North Shore’s annual Equity Summit will be virtual again this year and registration is now open for the event, which will be held May 13 and 14. The summit’s theme is “Redistributing Power to Build Liberated Communities,” and the goal is to strengthen the knowledge base and skills of those doing equity work or… Continue Reading Registration open for YWCA Evanston/North Shore’s Equity Summit

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YWCA USA Statement on Georgia Shooting and Increased Violence Against AAPI Community

Wednesday, March 17, 2021

On Tuesday, March 16, eight lives, six of whom were Asian American women, were murdered in a series of spa shootings in the state of Georgia. Elisha Rhodes, Interim CEO, YWCA USA has issued the following statement in response: “We are devastated by the loss of eight lives to violence in the state of Georgia… Continue Reading YWCA USA Statement on Georgia Shooting and Increased Violence Against AAPI Community

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YWCA Evanston/North Shore unveils capital campaign for renovations and new shelter

Monday, March 8, 2021

YWCA Evanston/North Shore publicly announced this week a capital campaign titled “YWCA Campaign for the Future: Building More Equitable Communities.” Funds raised from the campaign will support YWCA Evanston/North Shore’s campus expansion and renovations, which include a new domestic violence shelter and family support center at its Church Street location. The organization broke ground on… Continue Reading YWCA Evanston/North Shore unveils capital campaign for renovations and new shelter