The Daily Northwestern

Mass shooting preludes Ricky Byrdsong Memorial Race against Hate for second straight year

Khadrice Rollins, Summer Editor

June 24, 2016

Filed under City, Latest Stories, Local, National

For the 17th annual Ricky Byrdsong Memorial Race Against Hate, a number of participants told organizers they had registered in light of recent events, race director Trimmy Stamell said. This was the second consecutive year...

YWCA begins awareness campaign to clarify its work and mission

Billy Kobin, Reporter

January 27, 2016

Filed under City, Local

YWCA Evanston/North Shore launched an awareness campaign this week to reaffirm the organization's social justice focus. Karen Singer, president and CEO of YWCA Evanston/North Shore, said the effort aims to reintroduce YWCA’s...

YWCA wins fundraising competition for sexual violence

Marissa Mizroch, Reporter

October 6, 2014

Filed under City, Local

The YWCA Evanston/North Shore won a national fundraising competition Monday when they raised more than $300,000 for domestic violence services. The YWCA raised $311,467 in a month through the Allstate Foundation's Purple...

Evanston nonprofits Y.O.U., YWCA to tackle dating violence with new grant

Rachel Janik, Reporter

April 3, 2013

Filed under City, Latest Stories, Local

An Evanston youth agency is teaming up with the YWCA Evanston/Northshore to fight dating violence, thanks to recently awarded federal funds that will arrive in June. Youth Organizations Umbrella, Inc., which provides support...