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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.

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YWCA’s Equity Summit to feature Robin Rue Simmons and Jan Schakowsky

Monday, May 3, 2021

Evanston Alderman Robin Rue Simmons and U.S. Rep. Jan Schakowsky will lead a discussion about reparations on a national level as part of YWCA Evanston/North Shore’s annual Equity Summit, which will be held virtually May 13 and 14. Simmons and Schakowsky will focus on H.B. 40, also known as the Commission to Study and Develop… Continue Reading YWCA’s Equity Summit to feature Robin Rue Simmons and Jan Schakowsky

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YWCA USA Statement on Georgia Shooting and Increased Violence Against AAPI Community

Wednesday, March 17, 2021

On Tuesday, March 16, eight lives, six of whom were Asian American women, were murdered in a series of spa shootings in the state of Georgia. Elisha Rhodes, Interim CEO, YWCA USA has issued the following statement in response: “We are devastated by the loss of eight lives to violence in the state of Georgia… Continue Reading YWCA USA Statement on Georgia Shooting and Increased Violence Against AAPI Community

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