The loss of lives to gun violence is unacceptable and excruciating – we must act now

Thursday, July 14, 2022

Statement from YWCA Evanston/North Shore on Gun Violence in Chicago and Highland Park  YWCA Evanston/North Shore mourns and stands alongside families and community members impacted by senseless acts of gun violence. It has been less than two weeks since we experienced a July 4th weekend plagued with gun violence across the Chicagoland area, including the… Continue Reading The loss of lives to gun violence is unacceptable and excruciating – we must act now

A Devastating Blow: YWCA Evanston/North Shore’s response to Supreme Court decision

Thursday, June 30, 2022

Overturn of Roe V. Wade is a setback for gender equality and civil rights; we must take action now  YWCA Evanston/North Shore is distraught and outraged regarding the Supreme Court’s decision overruling Roe v. Wade. This is an egregious decision that turns back 50 years of a woman’s right to choose, have autonomy and agency… Continue Reading A Devastating Blow: YWCA Evanston/North Shore’s response to Supreme Court decision

Ricky Byrdsong Memorial Race Against Hate Returns on Juneteenth

Monday, June 6, 2022

Thousands expected on June 19 to run and walk in unity against racial hatred and violence at annual YWCA Evanston/North Shore event  The 23rd annual Ricky Byrdsong Memorial Race Against Hate, presented by YWCA Evanston/North Shore (YWCA E/NS), will be held at Northwestern University’s Long Field on June 19, for the first time since 2019… Continue Reading Ricky Byrdsong Memorial Race Against Hate Returns on Juneteenth