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Flying Fish Swim School awarded grant

Tuesday, February 15, 2022

The USA Swimming Foundation recently announced that YWCA Evanston/North Shore’s Flying Fish Swim School was selected to receive a grant for 2022. The $4,000 grant will go toward the Flying Fish Swim School’s efforts to provide free or reduced-cost swim lessons to local families who otherwise would not be able to afford lifesaving swim instruction.… Continue Reading Flying Fish Swim School awarded grant

What racial healing means to us

Wednesday, January 12, 2022

To commemorate this year’s National Day of Racial Healing, the Equity Institute team considered the concept of Racial Healing and how it guides our work. Here, members of our team offer thoughts on healing, anti-racism, and justice. We invite you to share with us, what does racial healing mean to you?  Eileen Hogan Heineman: For… Continue Reading What racial healing means to us

Advancing women of color in the tech industry: Interview with Dr. Chandra Erdman

Monday, January 10, 2022

The tech industry is known for its high-paying jobs, exciting innovations, and an extreme lack of diversity. Among all women employed in computer science occupations, only 12% are Black or Latinx women. The median salaries in the tech industry are more than double the median salaries in other industries. The intense competition for tech industry… Continue Reading Advancing women of color in the tech industry: Interview with Dr. Chandra Erdman