How can we move toward becoming anti-racist? Listen. Learn. Take Action.

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How can we move toward becoming anti-racist? Listen. Learn. Take Action.

Tuesday, June 9, 2020

People and organizations are asking, “How can we move toward becoming anti-racist?”  The Equity Institute of YWCA Evanston/North Shore offers three steps: 1. Listen. 2. Learn. 3. Take action. Listen to the voices of the people in your community or those whom you serve, the people who have been on the margins of your municipality, business,… Continue Reading How can we move toward becoming anti-racist? Listen. Learn. Take Action.

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Equal Pay Day and COVID-19

Monday, April 6, 2020

by Julie McBratney, Director of Communications Last Monday was Equal Pay Day, a day it was admittedly hard to focus on this year amidst the upheaval of COVID-19. It’s hard for us to focus on anything other than getting the help and services needed to the most economically vulnerable among us. And that population is… Continue Reading Equal Pay Day and COVID-19

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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

We’re committed to the safety and security of immigrants

Thursday, July 11, 2019

We want to state clearly the position of YWCA USA:  YWCA is committed to ensuring that those seeking safety and opportunity in the U.S. can arrive and live without fear, harm, or discrimination. Current immigration policies have re-traumatized survivors of violence, heightened fears, and exacerbated discrimination against immigrant communities. [We] must prioritize the safety of… Continue Reading We’re committed to the safety and security of immigrants

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