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ywca lake county January 2008 News
in action

2,665 potential and current child care providers attended YWCA trainings and conferences. 

  Martin Luther King and the YWCA connection
What does an organization for women have to do with Martin Luther King?

Here, at the YWCA, we have a mission that is specifically part of the dream King spoke of in 1963….>More

  YWCA Accepting Nominations for Women of Achievement Award

  $1,000 Scholarship to be awarded to Lake County high school senior girl

Protégé program turns lemons into lemonade
 Wendy Ayala is just one of many who have been given the tools to start up her own child care business, with free training and advice. The YWCA Lake County Protégé Program helps future child care providers become economically empowered by earning Child Development Associate credentials…> More
Child Care that won't break the bank

Parents shouldn’t have to sacrifice the care of their child for affordability, but all too often it is a decision that parents have to make so they can work to support their families. How can we help?...>More

Dispelling myths about special needs child care

Many parents of special needs children are unaware of the resources available to them, and that special needs care is available in Lake County that will fit them…>More

‘In Stitches’ wraps YWCA Teen Moms in love
Haylee*, 22, of Zion, has learned what it means to literally be wrapped in love and prayers. It was certainly more than she expected when she came to the YWCA to receive assistance in gaining computer skills and finding employment…>More
New vaccine may prevent cervical cancer
 Only 30, Jane had a hysterectomy after she was diagnosed with cervical cancer. Cervical cancer is one of the most common forms of cancer in the world, and African-American women develop cervical cancer about 50% more often than white women>More
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