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YWCA seeks nominations for fifth annual YWomen Leadership Awards

A total of three individual awards are presented each year – two are given to women who through activism, education, research or creative expression have improved the lives of women and/or addressed the impact of racial inequities. In addition, the Lorraine H. Morton Young Woman of Promise Award is presented to a woman 20-35 years […]

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Dorothy Roberts discusses Science, Politics, Business and the Recreation of Race

The YWCA Evanston/North Shore and the Institute for Policy Research at Northwestern University partnered on February 29 to present a lecture and book signing by NU law professor, author and YWomen Leadership Award honoree, Dorothy Roberts. The evening’s presentation focused on Professor Roberts’ most recent book, Fatal Invention: How Science, Politics and Big Business Re-create […]