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Better Chicago’s Most Powerful Women 2023 5/22/2023
WGN News Giving Illinois Families Access to Quality Child Care 5/8/2023
WGN News Illinois Cares for Kids: Child Care Assistance Program 5/2/2023
Chicago Sun Times Illinois must come through with more money for rape crisis centers 4/26/2023
Naperville Patch $100K In Diversity Grants Available From Nicor Gas 3/30/2023
Chicago Tribune DuPage’s new QR code system gives domestic violence victims access to help in a way abusers can’t find 3/22/2023
WBEZ Rising rents pushed these first-time Latino homebuyers to take the plunge 3/22/2023
NBC Chicago New Tool Helps Victims of Domestic Violence in DuPage County Access Help Via Their Phones 3/22/2023
ABC7 Chicago DuPage County to roll out QR code with domestic violence resources to help survivors discreetly 3/22/2023
Crain’s Chicago Business Chicago nonprofit gets $2.2 million award from JPMorgan Chase 3/15/2023 Over 70 Chicago Business Service Organizations Will Receive Funding to Deliver No-Cost Business Development Assistance to Start-Up Entrepreneurs and Business Owners 3/14/2023
iHeartMedia Chicago iHeartMedia Chicago Presents Women Who WIN Class of 2023 3/6/2023
Bloomberg COVID Origins, Ohio Train, ETFs, and Goldman 2/27/2023
Little Black Book VSA Honoured by 2nd Annual Anthem Awards for Inspiring Racial Justice Work 2/23/2023
Daily Herald Lake County leaders to spend their Valentine’s evening at rally to fight violence against women 2/14/2023
Chicago Reader The YWCA and Chicago Rape Crisis Hotline support Chicagoland’s sexual assault survivors 2/8/2023
Block Club Chicago Bronzeville Students Practice Jumpshots And Yoga With Former Chicago Bulls Guard Randy Brown 2/8/2023
Block Club Chicago 17,000 Chicagoans Could Get $500 Cash Payment Under City Program 2/6/2023
UChicago News UChicago event with ‘The Janes’ examines abortion in a pre- and post-Roe world 2/3/2023
Yahoo! She was an education pioneer. At 108, Edith Renfrow Smith shares her life lessons. 2/3/2023
Chicago Defender Mayor Lightfoot Announces Chicago Resiliency Fund 2.0 is Now Accepting Applications from Domestic Workers and Undocumented Residents Seeking Financial Relief 2/2/2023
Yahoo News Trending in the markets: ETFs led by women, focused on women 1/30/2023
ABC7 Chicago ‘We can’t stop’: Marie Leaner, original member of The Janes, still fights for abortion rights 1/26/2023
Daily Herald Leaders & Legacies: Joe and Joan Morrissey, pillars of the community 1/25/2023
WTTW Constructing a New Career with Free 11-Week Job Training Program at YWCA 1/21/2023
Crain’s Chicago Business NorthShore University Health System gives $4 million to community groups 1/21/2023
ABC7 Chicago YWCA Chicago launches job placement academy for women and minorities 1/14/2023
Shaw Local News Network Breast cancer program planned at Warren-Newport Library 1/12/2023
Chicago Tribune More layoffs ahead? Here’s what to know about jobs in 2023 1/3/2023
Daily Herald Nicor Gas awards educational grant to support Nuts, Bolts & Thingamajigs in Cook and McHenry counties 1/3/2023
Chicago Tribune As tech companies make cuts, will other industries follow? Here’s what to know about jobs in 2023. 1/3/2023
Daily Herald Bank of America commits $13 million to Chicago-area nonprofits working to improve economic opportunity and advance racial equity 12/15/2022
Chicago Tribune State program provides child care assistance to Lake County families 12/2/2022
Daily Herald YWCA Metropolitan Chicago Celebrates Giving Tuesday 12/1/2022
Daily Herald Nicor Gas partners with Top Box Foods in donating 200 turkeys to Aurora families 11/18/2022
Chicago Crusader 11 Black women entrepreneurs graduate from Breedlove Entrepreneurship Center 11/18/2022
CBS 2 Chicago CBS 2’s Audrina Bigos hosts YWCA’s empowerment leader luncheon 11/17/2022
Chicago Sun-Times Sun-Times CEO Nykia Wright honored as outstanding business leader by YWCA Chicago 11/17/2022
Daily Energy Insider Energy, construction industry workforce gains 36 new graduates from ComEd job training program 11/8/2022
Chicago Tribune Flossmoor forum intended to strengthen community, police ties following fatal shooting of 64-year-old woman 10/26/2022
Daily Herald Cancer Treatment Centers of America Chicago Partners with Local Community to Host Breast Cancer Educational Event Oct. 22 10/17/2022
Chicago Tribune South Suburban College offers domestic violence intervention training 10/17/2022
CBS Chicago Volunteers take donations for survivors of domestic violence 10/15/2022
Chicago Defender CMAC Presents: Midwest Impact Day of Service 10/13/2022
Crain’s Chicago Business Crain’s 2022 Notable Black Leaders and Executives 10/7/2022
Chicago Agent Magazine Baird & Warner opens new office in Berwyn 9/22/2022
Baxter The Baxter International Foundation Announces $3 Million In New Grants To Organizations Working To Advance Racial Justice 9/22/2022
Daily Herald Nicor Gas awards $100,000 in grants to support diversity initiatives in the communities it serves 9/15/2022
WBEZ Chicago Food Friday: A local initiative helps Black women start food businesses 9/2/2022
WGN9 Equipping women entrepreneurs with tools to grow their businesses 8/30/2022
Daily Herald Business for a Better World: YWCA of Metropolitan Chicago 8/25/2022
ABC7 Chicago StreetWise Chicago, publication helping homeless, celebrates 30th anniversary 8/24/2022
Chicago Crusader City Colleges of Chicago to host Be Well Chicago Fest on August 20 8/20/2022
The Bharat Express News Lightfoot administration praises city’s progress in tackling gender-based violence 8/19/2022
BizTech As Women Advance in Tech, Change Must Continue 8/17/2022
Daily Herald Molson Coors Deepens Commitment to Social Justice and Equity with $1.5 Million in Grants 8/16/2022
WGNTV Illinois kids showing decrease in anxiety, depression — but support still critical 8/11/2022
NPR Illinois Depression, anxiety lower for Illinois kids than rest of the nation 8/9/2022
PR Newswire Chicago: GET Cities, DePaul University’s Women in Entrepreneurship Institute (WEI), and Gumbo Media Announce the Launch of the Chicago Digital Equity Fund and Tech Desk, supported by Verizon 7/27/2022
WTTW As Chicago’s Guaranteed Income Pilot Launches, Leaders Hope to See Work Replicated 7/24/2022
CableFreeTV Chicago Foundation Launches New Grant Program to Provide Expanded Funding to Support Reproductive Justice 7/22/2022
Black Enterprise YWCA Metropolitan Chicago’s Corporate Partners Generously Support Economic Empowerment Efforts 7/20/2022
ABC7 Chicago YWCA Metropolitan Chicago works to close racial wealth gap, help small business owners succeed 7/19/2022
Yahoo YWCA Metropolitan Chicago works to help business owners succeed 7/19/2022
WSILTV MATTER Launches Second Edition of Mentorship Program for Founders of Color 7/19/2022
Chicago Crusader Dorothy Whitfield, matriarch, social services advocate passes 7/9/2022
Chicago Sun Times More than 176,000 Chicago residents applied for chance to receive $500 for 12 months 5/24/2022
Crain’s Chicago Business Why the Black unemployment rate refuses to go down 5/13/2022
Crain’s Chicago Business What to do about chronic Black joblessness 5/13/2022
Chicago Sun Times Thousands of Chicago residents apply for chance to receive $500 for 12 months: ‘There’s a lot of need’ 5/3/2022
WTTW More Than 100,000 Applications Started for Chicago’s Cash Assistance Pilot Program; Deadline Is May 13 5/1/2022
ABC7 Chicago Applications open for Chicago cash assistance program to help low-income residents 4/25/2022
Chicago Tribune Chicago guaranteed income program will begin accepting applications this month 4/13/2022
City of Chicago Mayor Lightfoot Announces April 25 Launch of Applications for The Chicago Resilient Communities Pilot 4/13/2022
WBEZ For Chicago workers, it’s back to the office – but not back to normal 4/13/2022
The Chicago Crusader Program assists Black women entrepreneurs 4/4/2022
Chicago Tribune Grand opening held for Waukegan school that offers small classes, individualized teaching 3/30/2022
Journal & Topics D21 Receives Community Partnership Grant 3/25/2022
UChicago News How UChicago’s Graham School fosters lifelong learning—and a new dean’s vision for the future 3/24/2022
Chicago Tribune $300,000 grant to help South Suburban College to raise awareness of domestic violence/assault  3/21/2022
The Black Wall Street Times YWCA Chicago aims to house 1,000 Black people nationwise by 2025 3/15/2022
Electric Perspectives ComEd Celebrates Inaugural Class of Diverse Academy Graduates 3/14/2022
Crain’s Chicago Business Black people benefit the least in hot housing market 3/7/2022
Chicago Tribune In a pandemic, people might know they need food or housing. But how do you help them realize they also need therapy? 3/3/2022
Oak Forest Patch SSC Implements OVA Grant Initiative 3/2/2022
ABC7 Chicago ABC7’s Cheryl Burton among honorees in iHeartMedia ‘Women Who WIN’ Class of 2022 3/1/2022
Chicago Tribune Nicole R. Robinson: Justice as truth-telling: Celebrating the nomination of Judge Ketanji Brown Jackson 3/1/2022
Positively Naperville Celebrate St. Patrick in Downtown Naperville On March 12 2/15/2022
The 21st Show What the child tax credit meant for Illinois families 2/14/2022
Chicago Magazine The Power of “Y” 2/2/2022
Daily Herald Sunrise Rotary St. Paddy’s Day 5K to raise funds for mental health care March 12 in Naperville 1/12/2022
Child Care Aware A Seat at the Table: The Future of the Child Care Profession 1/11/2022
Chicago Tribune COVID-19 school shutdowns across Chicago area pose steep hardships for families: ‘Parents are between a rock and a hard place’ 1/8/2022
NonProfitPRO Drawing on Skills-Based Volunteerism to Meet Organizational Needs in a Time of Change 1/7/2022
WGN9 News Chicago sees dramatic increase in number of sexual assaults 12/29/2021
Chicago Tribune Op-ed: Overturning Roe v. Wade would threaten women’s progress 12/9/2021
Chicago Tribune Community Fridge Project in Aurora looks to provide those in need 24/7 access to fresh food 11/26/2021
Crain’s Chicago Business A holiday gift: The chance to be together again 11/24/2021
Crain’s Chicago Business Chicago YWCA taps Food Depository exec as new leader 11/17/2021
Digital Journal Ensuring a healthy-life for those in need: Two technology startups profiled 11/16/2021
Benzinga Illinois Laws Let Debt Collectors Push Families into Poverty as Pandemic Protections Expire 11/10/2021
Citizen Weekly ComEd Launches New Job Training Program 11/3/2021
ABC7 Chicago Kyle Beach story shows male same-sex sexual assault survivors face unique challenges, experts say 10/28/2021
Chicago City Wire Women’s Rights Advocate to Address 2020 and 2021 Graduates at Adler University Commencement Ceremony 10/26/2021
Patch New Social Impact Accelerator Launches in Chicago 10/5/2021
WBEZ Fed up with the status quo, college students take to social media to combat sexual misconduct 10/1/2021
Crain’s Chicago Business Walgreens starts COVID-19 vaccine booster shots 9/27/2021
23 WFIR Gov. Pritzker announces $44 million investment to expand workforce training 9/23/2021
Chicago Defender MIDI Works to Increase Diversity 9/14/2021
Crain’s Chicago Business Op-Ed: Pervasive Sexual Harassment and How to Address It 9/9/2021
WGN Radio How do you build generational wealth? 9/2/2021
CNBC Women’s Equality Day: How one ETF up nearly 20% this year promotes female empowerment 8/26/2021
ABC7 Chicago Sexual harassment victims, experts react to NY Gov. Andrew Cuomo’s resignation 8/10/2021
Crain’s Chicago Business Roundtable on Growth of Impact Investing 8/9/2021
Yahoo! Finance Common Impact Announces New Board Member As It Continues to Expand Its National Reach and Initiatives 7/29/2021
Because Of Them We Can First Black Woman to Graduate From Grinnel College Celebrates Her 107th Birthday 7/15/2021
Legacy Carole Grant-Fogarty Obituary 7/14/2021
Stanford Social Innovation Review Nonprofits in the Era of Stakeholder Capitalism 7/8/2021
Hyde Park Herald SECC gives out beautification grants for 8 local projects 7/8/2021
Illinois News Today Our Chicago: Stimulation Package, Child Tax Credit as Part of US Rescue Plan 7/5/2021
ABC7 Chicago Our Chicago: Child tax credit payments 7/4/2021
ABC7 Chicago Cosby ruling could keep sex assault survivors from coming forward, advocates fear 7/1/2021
ETF Trade Three Socially Responsible ETFs That Can Generate Income 6/30/2021
Crain’s Chicago Business How this neighborhood is incubating ways to boost Black homeownership 6/25/2021
Chicago Tribune Child Care Tax Credit arrives next month, but but study finds pandemic likely erased post-recession gains for Illinois families 6/22/2021
DuPaul College of Business New DePaul/YWCA Partnership Empowers Women of Color Entrepreneurs 6/15/2021
Crain’s Chicago Business MacKenzie Scott’s latest giving spree benefits UIC, Harper College 6/15/2021
Inspiring Women EP. 35 In a race with Elon Musk. Gender parity? It’s not that complicated. 6/14/2021
ABC7 Chicago Chicago Cubs’ alternate City Connect MLB jerseys unveiled 6/8/2021
NBC Chicago Cubs ‘City Connect’ Jerseys Inspired by Chicago’s 77 Neighborhoods 6/8/2021 Cubs embrace all of Chicago with new unis 6/8/2021
Chicago Tribune After ‘a lot of soul searching,’ Dorri McWhorter is leaving YWCA for Chicago’s YMCA — the group’s first woman, first Black CEO 5/19/2021
Crain’s Chicago Business YMCA brings in new CEO to revamp struggling nonprofit 5/18/2021
TEDxWilmette Imagine the World Without Racism 5/17/2021
Broadway World Chicago Chicago Launches Massive ‘Once Upon Our Time Capsule’ Public Art Project 5/13/2021
Chicago Tribune Column: Lovely new program invites kids to make pandemic time capsules to be ‘buried’ for 5 years at iconic Chicago spots 5/13/2021
Chicago Tribune Coronavirus in Illinois updates: Here’s what happened May 13 with COVID-19 in the Chicago area 5/13/2021
NCTV17 Upcoming Mass Vaccination Clinics in Naperville 4/29/2021
Darien Patch Shots of Hope! A COVID-19 Vaccine Clinic 4/28/2021
India Post ICAI further launches 40th Chapter in Chicago 4/24/2021
Capitol Fax “What we’re trying to do is slow down the process” of Martwick/Ramirez elected school board bills 4/20/2021
The Ascent The Best Financial Literacy Apps for April 2021 4/19/2021
Chicago Tribune Naperville News Digest: Indivisible Naperville holding sex assault panel discussion; Earth Day events set for now through August; Will County appointment-only recycling event May 15 4/19/2021
Chicago Sun-Times If the Illinois Senate cares about Chicago kids, it’ll kill a terrible bill for an elected school board 4/16/2021
Business Wire SBB Research Group Names April 2021 Grant Finalists: Henry Williams Love Foundation, Stand Strong Coalition, YWCA Metropolitan Chicago 4/16/2021
iHeartRadio Meghan Markle Thanks Chicago Nonprofit Workers With Specially-Baked Cake 3/30/2021
BENZINGA Applications Are Closing Soon for the Emergency Rental Assistance Program Through Partnership with Cook County Emergency Rental Assistance and YWCA Metropolitan Chicago 3/27/2021
People Meghan Markle’s Sweet Surprise for Women’s History Month — from Her Kitchen! 3/25/2021
issuu Madam C. J. Walker inspires YWCA/DePaul women’s business accelerator 3/22/2021
Chicago Crusader Akarama Foundation To Host Webinar On Overcoming/Avoiding Credit Card Debt Free Zoom Event Takes Place Tuesday, March 23 3/22/2021
Yahoo Money ETF looks to help private sector address women’s issues 3/18/2021
ABC 7 Chicago 3rd Stimulus check, child tax credit can’t come soon enough for Chicago families 3/12/2021
ABC 7 Chicago Our Chicago: Town hall examines ‘shecession,’ impact of pandemic recession on working women 3/11/2021
Red Lake Nation News Sabrina Lamb and World Of Money: Financial Education and Opportunity For Kids 3/10/2021
Chicago Tribune TEDxWilmette 2021 to feature two days of virtual and in-person events 3/8/2021
Chicago Tribune Column: Congressional report outlines action plan to provide opportunities for Black women and girls 3/8/2021
ABC 7 Chicago Our America: Women Forward | List of resources 3/8/2021
Chicago Tribune Discover to bring nearly 1,000 jobs to South Side as it opens call center in former Chatham Target store 3/4/2021
Chicago Tribune Mobile Rosalind Franklin University medical team brings COVID-19 vaccine to the underserved and marginalized 3/2/2021
WTTW ‘Black Voices’ Community Conversation: Black Women 2/23/2021
Chicago Tribune YWCA Lake County merger will enhance services, officials say 2/4/2021
QUARTZ How cities can fill the gaps in Covid-19 vaccine communication 1/25/2021
Chicago Crusader Mayor Lightfoot and City Leaders Commemorate the Life of Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. at the City’s 35th Annual Interfaith Celebration 1/18/2021
NCTV17 YWCA Metropolitan Chicago’s Project HELP Program 1/15/2021
Chicago Sun Times Lightfoot’s Martin Luther King celebration honors community leaders propelling civil rights legacy, racial justice 1/14/2021
Benzinga Heartland Alliance: Historic legislation to prevent predatory loans passing Illinois House 1/14/2021
Chicago Sun Times How a young woman on Chicago’s West Side infused a billionaire with the Christmas spirit of giving 12/24/2020
WGN Radio YWCA Chief Executive Officer Dorri McWhorter on $9 million gift from Mackenzie Scott 12/23/2020
New York Times Giving Billions Fast, MacKenzie Scott Upends Philanthropy 12/20/2020
GH Gossip Pearl Thusi Listed As One Of The African Women Making Real Impacts In Africa By The NBC 12/18/2020
CBS2 Chicago YWCA Gets $9M Donation, Chicago Branch Excited About Expanding Services: ‘It’s Mind Blowing!’ 12/16/2020
Chicago Sun Times Chicago needs strong outreach to make sure communities of color get vaccinated for COVID-19 12/16/2020
Crain’s Chicago Business Chicago nonprofit gets $25 million from MacKenzie Scott, ex-wife of Jeff Bezos 12/15/2020
Chicago Tribune Chicago’s homeless community preps for full pandemic winter 12/11/2020 ComEd Job Training Program Perseveres Through Pandemic 12/10/2020
Chicago Tribune Chicago launches Together We Heal for racial wounds 12/9/2020 City of Chicago Launches “Together We Heal” Initiative 12/7/2020
Chicago Tribune Contact tracers need Chicagoans’ help to slow the spread of COVID-19 12/3/2020
Crain’s Chicago Business At pioneering housing project, a chance for creative solutions 12/3/2020
Chicago Sun Times Being mayor isn’t easy, especially this year 11/22/2020
Chicago Tribune Editorial: Support your favorite charity (minus the tuxedo) 11/20/2020
San Francisco Chronicle Chicago nonprofits hold fundraisers online amid pandemic 11/14/2020
WBEZ Illinois Announces Grantees For $4.5 Million Racial Healing Initiative 11/11/2020
Bridgespan How One CEO Increased Her Executive Team’s Performance 11/10/2020
Chicago Tribune Fundraisers shift from ballrooms to Zoom as Chicago nonprofits struggle to keep donations flowing during pandemic 11/6/2020
V103 Until Justice…Just Is – YWCA 11/3/2020
Chicago Tribune Pandemic recession becomes ‘shecession’ as more working moms are forced to quit jobs 11/2/2020
POLITICO Trump Stumps for Oberweis – Science Meets Skeptics – Kamala Pitches for Londrigan – Hoop Dreams Dashed 10/30/2020
Chicago Sun Times To Create Racial Equality, We Need Financial Equity 10/18/2020
Hyde Park Herald Residents and advocates weigh in on OPC environmental assessment at meetings 10/15/2020
CBS News Activists work to heal damaging effects of redlining on minority Americans 10/10/2020
Block Club Chicago Community Centers Get $8 Million Boost To Expand Trauma-Informed Mental Health Services On South, West Sides 10/6/2020
ABC 7 Chicago Do You Hear Me? A Discussion about Race, a virtual town hall with Hosea Sanders 9/3/2020
NYSE Impact Shares Virtually Rings The Closing Bell® 8/26/2020
ABC 7 Chicago YWCA Metropolitan Chicago launches Until Justice Just Is campaign 8/20/2020
CISION TAWANI Foundation Donations Reach $1.8 Million for COVID-19 Relief Support 8/18/2020
Illinois Treasury Midwest Investors Diversity Initiative Sees More Women and People of Color Gain Board Seats in 2020 8/11/2020
WBEZ Solutions To Violence In Chicago: Economic Justice 8/7/2020
AP News Chicago restaurateur joins mission to feed America’s hungry 7/21/2020
Daily Herald DuPage Foundation grants total $1 million to aid DuPage nonprofits during COVID-19 pandemic 7/17/2020
Bugle Newspapers DuPage County Awards $1 Million to Local Nonprofits 7/14/2020
NewsHeater Understanding the Risk vs Reward for Lifewat Foods, Inc. (LWAY) 7/7/2020
Daily Herald Lifeway Foods names McWhorter to board of directors 7/6/2020
Hyde Park Herald University of Chicago extends community meal program until August 7/3/2020
ABC 7 Chicago Newsviews: YWCA Initiatives to End Racism 6/28/2020
Barron’s How to Build a Values-Based Portfolio, According to This Top Advisor 6/26/2020
Public News Service Dual Reports Highlight Health Inequalities Among Illinois Kids 6/23/2020
WGN Radio YWCA CPA CEO Dorri McWhorter: Using diversity and women empowerment to help advance communities forward 6/15/2020
Yahoo Finance IntentGen, Naperville, Illinois Community Raise $78,730 for Compassion Counts Initiative 6/12/2020
Chicago Defender ABC 7 Chicago Presents Seconds in a Series of Virtual Town Halls: Do You Hear Me? A Discussion About Race 6/11/2020
Chicago Tribune Sexual assault victims fear going to ER during a pandemic. New legislation could allow rape kits at health clinics instead. 5/28/2020
The News Gazette Chicago vendors help with census outreach among the homeless 5/23/2020
Chicago Tribune As pandemic upends 2020 census, group turns to StreetWise vendors to reach undercounted community 5/20/2020
Positively Naperville Project HELP sets up event to distribute free cleaning supplies, remind residents to take 2020 census 5/14/2020
Chicago Tribune ‘Everybody is just a paycheck away from being where I’m at’: StreetWise vendors, already scraping by, face empty streets amid COVID-19 5/15/2020
FOX 32 Chicago Chicagoans try to make Mother’s Day special in spite of pandemic 5/10/2020
My Suburban Life DuPage Foundation contributes an additional $220000 to 15 non-profits 4/29/2020
ABC 7 Chicago ABC 7 Connecting Communities 4/24/2020
Rap-Up Jhené Aiko and H.E.R. Perform ‘B.S.’ for ‘BET COVID-19 Relief Effort’ 4/23/2020
Business Wire BET COVID Relief Fund Raises Over $16MM In Commitments to Support African American Communities Impacted By COVID-19 4/23/2020
Block Club Chicago Woodlawn YWCA Hands Out Weekly Meals, Set To Expand Food Distribution 4/21/2020
One News Page 2020 Census: Making sure everyone counts 4/14/2020
Forbes Cultivate A Startup Mindset In Your Legacy Organization 4/13/2020
Comcast Newsmakers Hardest to Count 4/13/2020
Crain’s Chicago Business Doing more good by joining forces: A formula for nonprofits 4/6/2020
WBEZ News Coronavirus In Illinois: Local Amazon, Target And Walmart Workers Sickened 4/6/2020
Chicago Tribune Despite coronavirus crisis, Aurora stresses the importance of accurate census count 4/3/2020
CPA Practice Advisor Illinois CPA Society Appoints 2020-2021 Board of Directors 4/1/2020
Voices for Illinois Children Impact Illinois: COVID-19, the federal relief package, and the impact on the state of Illinois 3/27/2020
Windy City Times OPEN LETTER Census 2020: The LGBTQ+ community counts 3/27/2020
Chicago Tribune Chicago groups scramble to change 2020 census plans for ‘hard-to-count’ communities as government pushes back timeline for its big tally 3/21/2020
ABC7 Chicago StreetWise starts fundraiser to support magazine vendors during COVID-19 3/19/2020
CISION PR News LOUD Capital and Chicago Bulls Announce Winner of Inaugural Venture Competition 3/11/2020
NASDAQ Invest in Stocks & ETFs Backed by Women Power 3/6/2020
Chicago Business Journal StreetWise organization to merge with YWCA of Metropolitan Chicago 3/6/2020
Nonprofit Quarterly Celebrating an “Odd” Nonprofit Merger of Choice and Vision 3/5/2020
Hyde Park Herald New hires at South East Chicago Commission broaden focus on arts, creativity and entrepreneurship 3/5/2020
Chicago Sun Times YWCA and StreetWise to join forces 3/5/2020
Chicago Tribune LGBTQ people fought for decades to be recognized in the census. This time they will be — sort of. 3/3/2020
BENZINGA Ellevate Network Announces Selected Storytellers for Raise Her Voice, Campaign Honoring International Women’s Day 2020 2/21/2020
My Suburban Life Seminar ‘opens up the conversation’ on stalking 2/19/2020
NCTV17 Talking About Stalking 2/14/2020 2020 NBA Star Weekend kicks off in Chicago with FIT Celebration 2/14/2020
NBC Sports NBA legends team up for a good cause at a Chicago school 2/13/2020
GIVEMESPORT NBA ALLSTAR Weekend: NBA Family to Engage Tens of Thousands of Youth in Chicago and raise $1million to support Community Organisations 2/12/2020
Chicago Crusader NBA ALL-STAR 2020 Community Outreach Efforts 2/11/2020
Chicago Now NBA All-Star Week: Celebs, Parties and Great Philanthropy 2/10/2020
NBA NBA family to engage tens of thousands of youth and more than 40 community-based organizations across Chicago as part of NBA All-Star 2020 outreach efforts 2/10/2020
Book Club Chicago TEDxGrandBoulevard Wants To Change Your Perception Of The South Side 2/6/2020
Windy City Times Mayor Lightfoot, Gov. Pritzker to address Equality Illinois 2020 Gala 2/1/2020
Chicago Defender Seven steps to becoming a CEO 1/24/2020
Daily Herald Women’s March Chicago draws thousands of women downtown 1/23/2020
Des Plaines Patch Women’s March Chicago draws thousands of peoples in Downtown 1/20/2020
Black Enterprise Vincent Williams: Economic Empowerment Champion Supports Entrepreneurs 1/16/2020
Facebook Live Womens March 2020 Press Conference 12/18/2019
City of Chicago Neighborhood Opportunity Fund NOF Awardees 12/17/2019
Crain’s Chicago Business The most powerful Chicagoans now 12/16/2019
Chicago Tribune They went to an emergency room for help after a sexual assault. Instead, they were arrested. 12/10/2019
CNBC What you need to know about ‘gender lens’ investing 12/4/2019
The Bugle YWCA Metropolitan Chicago awarded $11.9 million Chicago housing authority (CHA) contract to administer family works services to CHA residents in Bronzeville and Chicago’s north side 11/25/2019
Daily Herald Bloomingdale Township funds mental health services for local organizations 11/21/2019
ABC7 Chicago YWCA Metropolitan Chicago honors community leaders at annual luncheon 11/18/2019
POLITICO Why Casino Bill Stalled—Delgado Wins (or does she?)—Feigenholtz has Fans 11/18/2019
Chicago Sun-Times The Obama Presidential Center will be an inspiration for South Side youth 10/23/2019
CISION Blackbaud Wraps Milestone bbcon, the Premier Tech Gathering for Social Good 10/18/2019
RiverBender Pritzker Administration Awards $20 Million to Local Organizations for the 2020 Census 10/18/2019
ebn Uber releases new app for shift scheduling 10/16/2019
Kiplinger 7 ESG ETFs to Buy for Responsible Profits 10/10/2019
CBS Chicago UberWorks App To Pick Up Shift Work Draws Interest, Concern 10/7/2019
Staffing Industry Analysts Uber formally launches industrial job app, partners with staffing firms 10/3/2019
Built In Chicago Uber Is Launching a Tech-Enabled Staffing Business in Chicago 10/3/2019
Chicago Defender Chicago business owner one of 50+ Allstate agencies leading national donation drive to help domestic violence victims regain their independence 10/3/2019
Uber Blog Uber Works Officially Launches In Chicago 10/2/2019
Chicago Tribune Women’s March Chicago ‘taking over the city once again’ in 2020 as census and elections near 9/24/2019
Naperville Sun Naperville News Digest 9/20/2019
Positively Naperville DuPage Children’s Museum aims to kick-start public conversation about powerful force for good in America 9/10/2019
The Independent Campus Screening 9/10/2019
Block Club Chicago Need A Job? Here’s An Employment Fair Happening Friday On The West Side 9/6/2019
Patch Shining a Light on Sexual Violence in DuPage 8/25/2019
Politico LIGHTFOOT’s 100 DAYS — BIG JIM Thompson’s Dem donation — BIRTHDAY BONANZA 8/23/2019
Chicago Daily Herald Democratic Women of DuPage County to host panel on sexual assault Aug. 25 8/21/2019
Chicago Tribune Commentary: It takes 20 months for a black woman to earn what a man earns in a year. We can fix that. 8/19/2019
Patch Rep. Robin Kelly Sponsors Black Women, Girls Symposium Thursday 8/16/2019
Chicago Daily Herald Wheeling to host annual International Festival Aug. 18 8/13/2019
Partner Plan Act DuPage Early Childhood Collaboration – Strategic Planning Yields Results 8/12/2019
Crain’s Chicago Business Crain’s hosts first Nonprofit Breakfast 6/28/2019
ABC7 Chicago The Chicago Network launches campaign to have women in 50 percent of leadership positions by 2030 6/10/2019
The University of Chicago Girl Power: Stanley Ndambakuwa, MAIDP Class of 2019, and the Struggle for Education 6/5/2019
CISION United Way of Metro Chicago Honors the Region’s Most Philanthropic Leaders 5/17/2019
Positively Naperville DuPage County Awards Human Services Grants to Nonprofit Agencies 5/15/2019
Barron’s Fidelity Launches Gender-Focused Fund 5/8/2019
Crain’s Chicago Business Should the state require companies to diversify boards? Yes. 5/3/2019
Forbes Impact ETFs of Companies Supporting Women and Minorities Performing Well 5/3/2019
Financial Services Marketing Launching an ETF in 2019? Rethink your marketing mix 4/29/2019
CNBC These investments aim to push for workplace diversity and gender-pay equity 4/29/2019
Crain’s Chicago Business The city’s newest billionaire doesn’t plan to die one 4/26/2019
Morningstar Gender and Diversity Funds: Intentional or Not? 4/15/2019
Accounting Today Firms on the move: Withum celebrates March Madness 4/5/2019
CPA Practice Advisor Illinois CPA Society Appoints 2019-2020 Board of Directors 4/1/2019
Naperville Sun Naperville News Digest 3/29/2019
Forbes Can We Have A New Face To Philanthropy? 3/21/2019
Cheddar There’s No Windy City Without the W(omen) 3/15/2019
MarketWatch Here’s an ETF to make International Women’s Day more than one day a year 3/8/2019
Windy City Times LGBT Chamber event looks at Black LGBT business experience 3/4/2019
Chicago Tribune To the next mayor: Lead us bravely 3/1/2019
Washingtonian YWCA’s Key to Success? Invest in Women 2/28/2019 Why Impact Investing’s Time Has Come 2/25/2019
etfexpress Non-profit ETF firm offers pure ESG 2/5/2019
Chicago Crusader 11 Candidates to appear at Women’s Forum February 2nd 1/31/2019
Medill News Service Volunteers and Survivors of Sexual Assault Help Other Survivors 1/31/2019
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AICPA AICPA Not-for-Profit Conference Features Treasury, IRS and FASB Officials 6/8/2015
Windy City Times Bridget Gainer Launches “Off the Sidelines Chicago” 6/5/2015
The Chicago Maroon Sexual Assault Awareness Week: a discussion on Title IX rights 5/21/2015
YouTube Focus on Tomorrow: YWCA Metropolitan Chicago 5/13/2015
Marcie Writes Many Thanks to YWCA for Pretty LinkedIn 5/18/2015
Chicago Tribune YWCA Metropolitan Chicago opens Yshop to reach ‘humanity in all of us’ 5/1/2015
Biz Journals Social service meets social enterprise: CEO of third-largest YWCA system dives into e-commerce with ‘Yshop’ 4/24/2015
CBS Chicago Rally In Daley Plaza Calls For Equal Pay For Women 4/14/2015
Broadway World Chicago Step Up Productions’ CRIMES OF THE HEART to Run 5/8-6/14 at The Athenaeum Theatre 4/9/2015
Chicago Now N’Digo Gala 2015 will feature Grammy Award winning jazz artist Dianne Reeves and Gregory Porter 4/6/2015
CBS Chicago Sexual Assault In A Big City: Is There A Lack Of Priority? 3/26/2015
Microsoft Blogs Beyond The Hour of Code: The Impact of Computer Science Education 1/22/2015
Progress Illinois Chicagoans Pack Hearing On Using South Side Park Space For Obama Library 1/14/2015
Chicago Tribune Non-profits will cash in on our urge to spend 1/1/2015
Chicago Tribune Colleges work to step up prevention of sexual assaults 12/15/2014
Daily Herald WINGS, YWCA neck and neck in Purple Purse Challenge 1/10/2014
Chicago Health Teen Dating Violence Victims Suffer Long-Term Health Effects 5/13/2014
Chicago Tribune Chicago innovators and leaders on STEM talent, teaching and retention 8/22/2014
Chicago Defender Women Authors Discuss Money, Sex and Politics with Christie Hefner in Chicago 8/22/2014
Chicago Tribune Executive Profile in the Chicago Tribune Business Section on CEO Dorri McWhorter 8/17/2014
Blue Sky Innovation YWCA drops chief innovation post but keeps evolving 2/11/2014
Chicago Tribune For teens in crisis, texting provides an outlet for assistance 10/23/2013
ABC 7 Chicago Sheriff Finds Unprocessed Rape Kits in Robbins 2/19/2013
Chicago Business Journal Dorri McWhorter tapped as new CEO of YWCA of Metropolitan Chicago 2/5/2013
Ulitzer Crowe Horwath LLP Individuals Recognized in Six States and Nationally 3/27/2012
Chicago Tribune Miss Representation: The Tribune / YWCA livechat 9/22/2011
Chicago Tribune How should society (and media?) depict women? 9/9/2011
Chicago Tribune Miss Representation’ film addresses negative media images of women 8/29/2011
Chicago Tribune Health advocates worry as key link to women, children is shifted 4/21/2011
Today’s Chicago Woman YWCA Reaches Out To Survivors of Sexual Violence 4/14/2011