Key Issues and Insights to Consider in the 2022 Election

Categories: Policy & Advocacy

Election Day (November 8, 2022) is fast-approaching. As you prepare to head to the polls, you may be wondering: What are the key issues I need to think about? What are some of the main things to consider with special attention to racial and gender equity? YWCA USA recently created two important resources to help …

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Interactive 2022 KIDS COUNT Data Walk

Categories: Policy & Advocacy

YWCA’s Policy, Research, and Evaluation Team is thrilled to share our interactive 2022 KIDS COUNT Data Walk. Data walks entail facilitated dialogues that engage people in collective reflection around data. Through data walks, we can gain awareness of issues, build relationships with others, share resources, better understand data or missing data, and develop strategies together. …

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New Census Data on Illinois’ Household Income, Poverty, & Health Coverage

Categories: General, Policy & Advocacy

Data inform decisions about how to invest in our communities. Census data are particularly helpful, as they allow us to track and measure progress in the key areas of economic security, education, and health. The annual American Community Survey estimates provide detailed demographic data that help us understand how Illinois children and families are doing …

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