Evanston/North Shore




March for Our Lives: Centering Youth of Color
YWCA USA is proud to support the incredible student movement against gun violence that is taking our nation by storm, and will mark the landmark March for Our Lives this Saturday, March 24 (the same day as our foremother, YWCA … Continue reading
The Affordable Care Act: A Lifeline for Families
By Catherine Beane, Vice President, Advocacy and Public Policy, YWCA USA When the youngest of my four sons was born, everything seemed just fine. He was healthy and vivacious. Cute-as-a-bug’s-ear with all his fingers and toes. And his smile and … Continue reading
The Road to Equality and Justice in the U.S. Runs Through the Women’s Community
By Alejandra Y. Castillo, CEO, YWCA USA Generations of women began their paths to empowerment, safety, and economic security by entering the doors of the YWCA, because for over 160 years, YWCA USA has continued to #PressForProgress. From voting rights … Continue reading
Letters to Congress from Dreamers in our Community
These letters were written specifically for North Carolina Senator Thom Tillis as part of a public hearing hosted by a grassroots group, Siembra NC in High Point, NC. Siembra NC is an immigrant-led group comprised of undocumented immigrants, among them … Continue reading
Pass the Dream Act – Not Because of Our Productivity Value But Because Dreamers are Human Beings
By Citlaly Mora, Senior Director for Women’s Resource Center and Latino Family Center, YWCA High Point On a day to day basis, I work with women, immigrants, and the Latinx population in High Point, a rural city in North Carolina. And … Continue reading
No Man is Sacred
By Danielle Marse-Kapr, YWCA USA Communications & Marketing Director Growing up, I had the same impression many people have. Men who commit sexual violence are notably bad people. They hang out in back alleys or drug your drink from across … Continue reading
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