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 combines programming and advocacy in order to generate individual and institutional change in three key areas:

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

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.