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YWCA Flying Fish take sixth at national invitational

Friday, April 19, 2019

The Flying Fish swim team of YWCA Evanston/North Shore finished sixth overall at the Sun Kissed Invitational, a national meet held in Charlotte, North Carolina, March 28-31. Matt Gibson led the way for the Flying Fish, winning the senior boys 200-yard backstroke (1:51.08) and 200-yard butterfly (1:51.08). Gibson also took third in the 100-yard backstroke… Continue Reading YWCA Flying Fish take sixth at national invitational

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YWCA Evanston/North Shore’s Stand Against Racism set for April 24-25

Friday, April 19, 2019

YWCA Evanston/North Shore invites people to join with friends, neighbors, colleagues, and community groups for its annual Stand Against Racism next week. This year the event will take place on two different days. The stand in Evanston will be held on Wednesday, April 24, at 1:30 p.m., and the stand in Skokie will take place on… Continue Reading YWCA Evanston/North Shore’s Stand Against Racism set for April 24-25

YWCA Evanston/North Shore’s McDowell named as one of “Willie’s Warriors”

Tuesday, April 9, 2019

Tiffany McDowell, director of the Equity Institute at YWCA Evanston/North Shore, was recently selected as part of the spring 2019 cohort of the Chicago Foundation for Women’s “Willie’s Warriors” Leadership Initiative. The initiative brings together black women leaders in honor of Reverend Willie Taplin Barrow, creating a network and pipeline of leaders who are committed… Continue Reading YWCA Evanston/North Shore’s McDowell named as one of “Willie’s Warriors”

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YWCA Evanston/North Shore to share findings about equity in Evanston at upcoming summit

Thursday, March 28, 2019

YWCA Evanston/North Shore’s fourth annual Equity Summit (formerly called the Racial Justice Summit) will kick off on Wednesday, April 10, with a discussion of highlights from YWCA’s project on the state of equity in Evanston. The summit will begin with a reception at 5:30 p.m. on April 10, followed by highlights of the report at… Continue Reading YWCA Evanston/North Shore to share findings about equity in Evanston at upcoming summit

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YWCA Evanston/North Shore to offer training centered on domestic violence

Tuesday, February 19, 2019

YWCA Evanston/North Shore is offering a 40-hour domestic violence in-person training opportunity March 12 – 22 at the YWCA, 1215 Church Street in Evanston. Training sessions will be held March 12,13, 15, 19, 20, and 22, from 9:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m. The cost of the entire program is $255. YWCA Evanston/North Shore’s program is… Continue Reading YWCA Evanston/North Shore to offer training centered on domestic violence