Evanston/North Shore

Mission & Vision

YWCA Evanston/North Shore is on a mission to eliminate racism, empower women, stand up for social justice, help families, and strengthen communities.

We are a social justice organization that works in the areas of:

  • racial justice and civil rights
  • women's empowerment and economic advancement
  • health and safety of women and girls

We do this through:

  • direct service
  • education, training, and outreach
  • advocacy 

We empower thousands of individuals to transform their lives and make our communities more just and equitable for all its members. We invite you to stand with YWCA Evanston/North Shore in our mission and our work.


Learn more, get safe, get involved, empower yourself.