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

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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 Evanston/North Shore launches first-ever Women in Tech Council to support new job training initiative 

Wednesday, February 10, 2021

YWCA Evanston/North Shore has announced the formation of its first-ever Women in Tech Council, which will serve as an advisory group to the organization’s new YWeb Career Academy. YWeb Career Academy, which began in January, is YWCA Evanston/North Shore’s high tech job training program in partnership with Oakton Community College. The goal of YWeb is… Continue Reading YWCA Evanston/North Shore launches first-ever Women in Tech Council to support new job training initiative 

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YWCA Evanston/North Shore’s new high-tech job training program for women to launch in January

Tuesday, November 24, 2020

To further expand its job training programs for women in vulnerable populations, YWCA Evanston/North Shore will launch YWeb Career Academy in January 2021. YWeb Career Academy, which will be conducted in partnership with Oakton Community College, is a 12-week intensive training program that will prepare women for success in technology jobs by equipping them with… Continue Reading YWCA Evanston/North Shore’s new high-tech job training program for women to launch in January

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YWCA Evanston/North Shore graduates first class from its new culinary program

Tuesday, June 25, 2019

On June 20, the lobby at YWCA Evanston/North Shore was filled with family members, YWCA staffers, and other well-wishers as members of YW Culinary’s first-ever graduating class received recognition and applause. YW Culinary is a new program created by YWCA Evanston/North Shore to prepare low- to moderate-income women for success in the food service industry,… Continue Reading YWCA Evanston/North Shore graduates first class from its new culinary program