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“I need to see your receipts for everything.” Breaking free from financial abuse.

Friday, October 4, 2019

By Fabiola Alfonso, YWCA Financial Education Specialist Tracking your expenses is one of the ways you can have control of your money. As a financial educator, I tell my students that a budget is one of the most efficient tools for money management. You can control your money, allocate it efficiently, and reach your financial… Continue Reading “I need to see your receipts for everything.” Breaking free from financial abuse.

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YWCA Evanston/North Shore announces 2019 YWomen honorees

Wednesday, September 18, 2019

YWCA Evanston/North Shore will honor three women at its annual YWomen Leadership Awards celebration on Saturday, November 9, in Chicago. The YWomen Leadership Awards recognize those who have made an impact in women’s empowerment, racial justice, and social change, and the 2019 honorees include: Sekile Nzinga-Johnson, Ph.D., M.S.W., director of the Northwestern University Women’s Center,… Continue Reading YWCA Evanston/North Shore announces 2019 YWomen honorees

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YWCA Earns Four-Star Rating from Charity Navigator for Fifth Consecutive Year

Tuesday, September 3, 2019

Evanston, IL, September 3, 2019 – YWCA Evanston/North Shore’s strong financial health and commitment to accountability and transparency have earned it a four-star rating from Charity Navigator, America’s largest independent charity evaluator. This is the fifth consecutive time that YWCA Evanston/North Shore has earned a four-star rating, which is the evaluating organization’s highest distinction. “It’s… Continue Reading YWCA Earns Four-Star Rating from Charity Navigator for Fifth Consecutive Year