YWCA Metropolitan Chicago is dedicated to empowering women and eliminating racism by providing support to all women along various stages of their journeys.
Thanks to my counselor, I deal with life, one day at a time, through a rational lens filled with strength, hope, faith and the knowledge of exactly who I am.
The YWCA supports individuals in leading racial justice and activism efforts in their own communities, as well as in exploring their own concepts of race and racial prejudice.
In early 2016, YWCA Metropolitan Chicago launched Myrtle’s Club, a Child Care Provider Network that brings training, business support services, and purchasing power to Child Care Providers across the USA.
Operating 24 hours a day, 7 days a week, the Rape Crisis Hotlines provides survivors of sexual assault/abuse and their significant others immediate support, crisis intervention and referrals for the city of Chicago and surrounding suburbs.
TechGYRLS is a youth empowerment program designed to raise girls’ interest, confidence and self-efficacy in the critical areas of science, technology, engineering, arts and mathematics (STEAM).