Evanston/North Shore



Join us for this year’s Stand Against Racism campaign!
This April marks YWCA’s 10th annual Stand Against Racism. This signature campaign provides opportunities for issue education, advocacy, and community building amongst those engaged in racial justice work. This year, we are focused on a very important theme: Women of … Continue reading
YWCA USA Supports “A Day Without a Woman”
On March 8, people from across the country will participate in “A Day Wit­hout A Woman,” an action designed to highlight the enormous value that women add to our society and economy – to families, workplaces, businesses, communities, and the broader economy – … Continue reading
YWCA USA is officially a partner for the Women’s March on Washington
YWCA USA is proud to be an official partner for the Women’s March on Washington. YWCA is on a mission to eliminate racism, empower women, stand up for social justice, help families, and strengthen communities. We believe these issues cannot … Continue reading
Young women’s empowerment: Leading us into the future!
YWCA USA’s Director of Research and Program Evaluation Alicia Gill just arrived back from a World YWCA meeting in Taiwan, where young women and leaders from around the world got together on a mission for young women’s empowerment and leadership … Continue reading
Chatting to #CenterEachOther
By the National Network to End Domestic Violence  In partnership with allies, colleagues, and supporters from across the country,* the National Network to End Domestic Violence and WomensLaw convened a bilingual Twitter chat as part of the national Week of … Continue reading
The Deadly Intersection of Guns and Domestic Violence
Qudsia Raja, Policy Director, National Domestic Violence Hotline In cases of domestic violence where guns are involved, whether they are being used as a form of coercive control or to physically hurt a partner, the risk of fatality increases exponentially. … Continue reading
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