Apr
21
Sat
Finding a Curriculum that Works for You @ YWCA Patterson & McDaniel Family Center
Apr 21 @ 8:00 am – 12:00 pm
Finding a Curriculum that Works for You @ YWCA Patterson & McDaniel Family Center | Addison | Illinois | United States

Participants will define developmentally appropriate practice and
review the benefits of various curricula approaches. Through group
activities and discussion on the use of effective curriculum,
participants will be able to determine which curriculum approach
best fits their program.

Money Club @ YWCA Parks Francis Center
Apr 21 @ 12:00 pm – 1:00 pm
Money Club @ YWCA Parks Francis Center | Chicago | Illinois | United States

Money Club promotes the empowerment of women toward financial wellness.

Apr
24
Tue
Master Your Card: Financial Literacy Empowerment Evening
Apr 24 – Apr 25 all-day

Master Your Card is a community empowerment program from Mastercard that helps consumer groups, small business groups and governments learn how to get more from their money by using prepaid, debit and credit cards to access a financially empowering electronic payment network. Simply put, cards are better than cash. Sponsored by Mastercard and YWCA Metropolitan Chicago, and in partnership with the Federal Reserve Bank of Chicago, this empowerment evening is free of charge, but RSVP is required. Refreshments will be served.

The event will take place at two YWCA Metropolitan Chicago locations on different dates. Please RSVP for the location and time that works for you below:

April 24, 2018, 5:30pm – 7:30pm – YWCA Laura Parks and Mildred Francis Center (Woodlawn)
April 25, 2018, 5:30pm – 7:30pm – YWCA Julian Grace Innovation and Technology Institute (North Lawndale)

Economic Empowerment Institute Job Club @ YWCA Parks Francis Center
Apr 24 @ 10:00 am – 12:00 pm
Economic Empowerment Institute Job Club @ YWCA Parks Francis Center | Chicago | Illinois | United States

Network with other professionals and find out about the latest job openings. Please call the phone number above for more information.

Handling the Unexpected (Emergency Funds) @ YWCA Parks Francis Center
Apr 24 @ 12:00 pm – 1:00 pm
Handling the Unexpected (Emergency Funds) @ YWCA Parks Francis Center | Chicago | Illinois | United States

Do you have a dedicated emergency fund? Learn strategies to save money for those unexpected situations.

TechGYRLS @ YWCA Julian Grace Center
Apr 24 @ 3:30 pm – 6:00 pm

The TechGYRLS program will help young girls develop the usage of technological tools, critical thinking and problem-solving skills in any profession they pursue. The program offers students a safe, supportive, girls-only environment for exploration and learning using curriculum comprised of design, animation, programming and robotics.

Think Before Acting @ Elgin Child & Family Resource Center
Apr 24 @ 6:30 pm – 8:30 pm
Think Before Acting @ Elgin Child & Family Resource Center

Executive functions are the cognitive skills we need to control and regulate our thoughts, emotions and actions in the face of conflict or distraction. Given that executive functions play a key role in children’s development and their success into adulthood, this training focuses on finding ways to support the development of these skills in the early years.

Apr
25
Wed
EEI Employment Support Services @ YWCA Julian Grace Center
Apr 25 @ 9:00 am – 12:00 pm
EEI Employment Support Services @ YWCA Julian Grace Center | Chicago | Illinois | United States

Stop by our center for weekly career services support, including resume reviews and networking opportunities. Contact Gregory Vaughn at the phone number or email above for more information.

Handling the Unexpected (Emergency Funds) @ YWCA Julian Grace Center
Apr 25 @ 12:00 pm – 1:00 pm
Handling the Unexpected (Emergency Funds) @ YWCA Julian Grace Center | Chicago | Illinois | United States

Do you have an emergency fund? Would you feel more comfortable with it being larger? Attend this free workshop to learn strategies to help you get a handle on this important aspect of financial wellness.

Open Lab @ YWCA Julian Grace Center
Apr 25 @ 1:00 pm – 3:00 pm
Open Lab @ YWCA Julian Grace Center | Chicago | Illinois | United States

Our facilities are open to the public. You can get computer-related assistance from one of our instructors. In addition, you can take any of our first-level instructor-led courses at no extra charge.