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Apr
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40-Hour Domestic Violence Training
Apr 12 – Apr 23 all-day

YWCA Evanston/North Shore is an approved ICDVP training site for the 40-hour domestic violence training, which provides a solid base of knowledge for anyone working with individuals affected by domestic violence. The training covers all ICDVP required topics using a trauma informed lens. Learn more here.

Training will take place April 12-23 from 9 am – 2 pm, Monday through Friday, with an hour long lunch break from 12 -1 pm.

Note: Registration is now closed for the April training.

Apr
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Stand Against Racism 2021
Apr 21 – Apr 22 all-day

The annual Stand Against Racism is a signature campaign of YWCA USA to build community among those who work for racial justice and to raise awareness about the negative impact of institutional and structural racism in our communities.

Here’s what we have planned:

  • Wednesday, April 21, 12-1 pm: Let’s Talk @ Lunch, Stand Against Racism edition. Register here.
  • Thursday, April 22, 12-1 pm: Conversation with Evonda Thomas Smith, former assistant director of the Illinois Department of Public Health, on addressing racism as a public health crisis. Learn more and register here.

Learn more about the Stand Against Racism and other ways you can take a stand here.

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Let’s Talk @ Lunch (virtual)
Apr 21 @ 12:00 pm – 1:00 pm

Let's Talk at Lunch logoWe’re taking Let’s Talk @ Lunch, an informal community discussion of current events through a racial equity lens, to Zoom!

Please grab some lunch, pull up a chair in your home, and join your virtual neighbors for a facilitated discussion. All are welcome!

Register on Community Pass here >

Apr
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Addressing Racism as a Public Health Crisis
Apr 22 @ 12:00 pm – 1:00 pm

A Conversation with Evonda Thomas-Smith

Evonda Thomas SmithJoin us as we discuss the connections between racism and public health outcomes with Evonda Thomas-Smith (pictured ), who has a long history of improving public health in Evanston, Illinois and recently retired as assistant director for the Illinois Department of Public Health.

Learn more and register on Eventbrite here.

 

Apr
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Family Financial Fair
Apr 27 @ 6:00 pm – 8:30 pm

Image of child's outstretched hands reaching toward parent holding seedlingThis financial education workshop will help families learn about money and financial security. The Family Financial Fair  aims to support families’ financial stability and independence. There will be workshops for parents and kids on relevant financial topics such as:

  • Understanding Wills and Medical Power of Attorney
  • Understanding Currency
  • Electronic Money
  • Credit Basics
  • Financial Safety Planning

Opening Speaker: Thomas Gregory of Wintrust Bank

Contact Fabiola Alfonso at falfonso@ywca-ens.org to register.

This workshop is presented in partnership with Between Friends and Wintrust Bank.

May
10
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Manejo de Dinero Básico en Español (virtual)
May 10 @ 5:30 pm – 7:00 pm

Manejo de Dinero Básico le ayudará a fortalecer sus habilidades de administración de dinero mediante el desarrollo de herramientas que le ayudaran con su presupuesto, crédito y problemas de deuda. Los participantes se comprometerán a completar todo el curso que consta de dos módulos durante dos tardes. Esta clase en línea está abierta al público, pero por favor regístrese para asistir.

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**Tenga en cuenta que este taller de Manejo de Dinero Básico será en español. Vea nuestro sitio web para otras fechas.

**Please note, instruction for this Basic Money Management workshop will be in Spanish. View our website for other dates.

May
13
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YWCA Equity Summit (virtual)
May 13 – May 14 all-day

Our annual Equity Summit gathers our collective resources in one (virtual) place for a summit designed to move us – as individuals and as systems – to transformation.  

The 2021 Summit will take place over the course of two mornings, May 13 and 14. It will include featured speakers and breakout sessions on a number of skill-building topics. Save the date! More information to come.

Read about our 2020 Equity Summit here.

May
17
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Manejo de Dinero Básico en Español (virtual)
May 17 @ 5:30 pm – 7:00 pm

Manejo de Dinero Básico le ayudará a fortalecer sus habilidades de administración de dinero mediante el desarrollo de herramientas que le ayudaran con su presupuesto, crédito y problemas de deuda. Los participantes se comprometerán a completar todo el curso que consta de dos módulos durante dos tardes. Esta clase en línea está abierta al público, pero por favor regístrese para asistir.

Register Now

**Tenga en cuenta que este taller de Manejo de Dinero Básico será en español. Vea nuestro sitio web para otras fechas.

**Please note, instruction for this Basic Money Management workshop will be in Spanish. View our website for other dates.

May
19
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Let’s Talk @ Lunch (virtual)
May 19 @ 12:00 pm – 1:00 pm

Let's Talk at Lunch logoWe’re taking Let’s Talk @ Lunch, an informal community discussion of current events through a racial equity lens, to Zoom!

Please grab some lunch, pull up a chair in your home, and join your virtual neighbors for a facilitated discussion. All are welcome!

Register on Community Pass here >

May
24
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Entendiendo el Crédito – Understanding Credit (virtual)
May 24 @ 5:30 pm – 7:00 pm

Graphic of woman holding a credit cardNote: This workshop will be in Spanish.

Este taller cubre los elementos que los prestamistas tienen en cuenta al aprobar un crédito, los factores que afectan su capacidad de calificar para obtener crédito, cómo se cuantifica el crédito y el impacto que el manejo del dinero tiene sobre su capacidad crediticia en el futuro. Al obtener y usar el crédito de manera inteligente, puede hacerse de una fantástica herramienta para alcanzar sus metas financieras.

This workshop covers what lenders look for when approving credit, factors that impact your ability to qualify for credit, how credit is scored, and the impact money management has on your future credit standing. By wisely acquiring and using credit, you can give yourself a tremendous tool to achieve your financial goals.

First Northern Credit Union logoPresented by: Yadi Vargas, Branch Financial Sales and Service Manager, First Northern Credit Union

 

Este taller es gratis y abierto al público pero se tiene que registrar para participar.

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