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 The City of Evanston is proud to be participating with the Evanston/North Shore YWCA in a nationwide Stand Against Racism. From 12:45 pm – 12:55 pm on Friday, April 27. Representatives of the City and the Human Relations Commission will stand outside the Lorraine H. Morton Civic Center at 2100 Ridge Ave. to help reach the goal of forming a line on the west sidewalk of Ridge Ave. stretching from Howard Street all the way to Wilmette.

“I am honored to be a part of the YWCA’s public stand against racism and I hope that many other groups and individuals will participate,” said Evanston Mayor Elizabeth Tisdahl.

The public is welcome to join City officials and staff in front of the Morton Civic Center. For other locations along Ridge Ave., individuals or organizations can contact Eileen Heineman of the Evanston/North Shore YWCA at 847/864-8445. For more information, please visit www.standagainstracism.org.

Stand Against Racism Event Details:

Time: 12:45 pm – 12:55 pm, Friday, April 27, 2012

Location: West Sidewalk of Ridge Ave. from Howard St. to Wilmette

Contact: Eileen Heineman, YWCA, 847/864-8445 for participating sites.