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Posted inPublic Square

Letter to the Editor

Dear Editor: YWCA Evanston/North Shore is committed to eliminating racism and empowering women, and we support District 65 administrators and school board’s anti-racism and anti-oppression work. A few years ago, we supported the district’s leadership as they embarked on the process of becoming an anti-racist district. That was a courageous declaration then, and the work to achieve that goal has been considerable and commendable.   […]

Posted inCity News

City to Bring in Outside Firm to Investigate Female Lifeguards’ Allegations of Sexual Harassment at Evanston Beaches

The City of Evanston will turn to an outside firm to investigate charges brought by more than 50 female lifeguards and beach staff in a petition given to the City in July 2020. The petition asked for City officials to address sexual harassment and other abuses at Evanston’s lakefront. The City’s response posted on July […]

Posted inArt & Life

Levy Lecture with author and documentarian Ava Thompson Greenwell

During the past 15 months, Ava Thompson Greenwell completed the documentary she produced and directed, “Mandela in Chicago,” saw it premier on Chicago’s WTTW-Channel 11, completed and submitted for publication the manuscript for her first book, “Ladies Leading: The Black Women Who Control Television News,” and taught reporting classes at Northwestern University Medill School of […]