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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.

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

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YWCA Evanston/North Shore Joins YWCA USA in Standing for Reproductive Freedom at the Supreme Court

Friday, September 24, 2021

YWCA USA Submits Amicus Brief to Supreme Court On Impact Striking Down Roe v. Wade Would Have on Young Women of Color This week, YWCA USA filed an amicus brief in the Supreme Court decision, Dobbs v. Jackson Women’s Health Organization, which will determine the future of Roe v. Wade. YWCA Evanston/North Shore stands with… Continue Reading YWCA Evanston/North Shore Joins YWCA USA in Standing for Reproductive Freedom at the Supreme Court

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