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YWCA Evanston/North Shore is a trusted social justice organization with a 90 year history of advocacy for women and children. Through our high-quality programs, trainings, classes, and workshops, we connect individuals and families across northeastern Chicagoland with the knowledge, community and resources to thrive.

View the latest press releases and news reports featuring YWCA Evanston/North Shore below. For media inquiries, please contact us at communications@ywca-ens.org.

YWCA Evanston/North Shore to honor retiring CEO at YWomen leadership celebration

Thursday, September 8, 2022

YWCA Evanston/North Shore will honor 18 years of deepened impact under the leadership of retiring CEO, Karen Singer, at its annual YWomen leadership celebration on October 15 in Evanston. YWomen is back in person after a two-year pause due to the pandemic. This year’s event will recognize Singer, who will retire from her role this… Continue Reading YWCA Evanston/North Shore to honor retiring CEO at YWomen leadership celebration

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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

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