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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.

Summer Youth Leadership

YWCA Evanston/North Shore graduates first class from new Summer Youth Leadership Program

Friday, August 13, 2021

On August 11, YWCA Evanston/North Shore held a graduation of sorts for the 11 participants of its first-ever Summer Youth Leadership Program, which focused on leadership skills and strategies for building healthy identities, relationships, and communities. The young leaders gathered at the YWCA’s newly renovated campus for reflection and a pizza lunch as their 10-week… Continue Reading YWCA Evanston/North Shore graduates first class from new Summer Youth Leadership Program

Sherialyn Byrdsong, Ricky Byrdsong Jr., Karen Singer

Annual Race Against Hate to be “somewhat” virtual this year

Tuesday, June 15, 2021

The annual Ricky Byrdsong Memorial Race Against Hate, which is spearheaded by YWCA Evanston/North Shore, is set for June 19 and 20 as a “somewhat” virtual event. While participants are encouraged to walk or run on race weekend, the event won’t have a start/finish line. Instead, participants are encouraged to wear a Race Against Hate… Continue Reading Annual Race Against Hate to be “somewhat” virtual this year

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