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YWCA Evanston
YWCA Evanston/North Shore is a social justice organization whose mission is to eliminate racism and empower women.
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Sabrina Ehmke Jun 16
Today stood against hatred at the 20th annual - proud to represent while we did it 🌈
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Adrianne FinleyOdell Jun 16
Great support from families at the Race Against Hate this morning! Proud to sponsor this important community event that aligns with our community values! @ Evanston, Illinois
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Katalyst Technologies Jun 17
Katalyst is proud to be a sponsor and participate in the 's 20th annual Ricky Byrdsong Memorial Race Against Hate this year. Read our latest CSR blog on the race!
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YWCA Evanston Jun 16
The Ricky Byrdsong Memorial Race Against Hate is here! On-site registration is open today at Long Field at 6:15am and the first race begins at 7:30am. Tag your photos and words with so we can all see YOU in action.
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Genevieve Bookwalter Jun 14
Are you going this weekend? Great story from @ 20 years after Ricky Byrdsong was murdered, the Race Against Hate continues in Evanston: 'It's a living demonstration of the power of love over hate'
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Acquirent Jun 10
The 20th annual Ricky Byrdsong Race Against Hate is this weekend, and many of our employees will be participating! It's held every Father's Day and supports a great cause. It's not too late to register. Can't wait to see you there!
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Moms Demand Fan Jun 15
Will never forget this day. I lived in Evanston when a white supremacist drove thru shooting minorities, killing 2 including our college b-ball coach & wounding 10. I walked the Race Against Hate until I moved away. I continue to fight to with .
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ABC 7 Chicago Jun 14
"If this race and if what someone else says or does can make a difference in one person's life, then it's worth it," Sherialyn Byrdsong said.
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Chicago Tribune Jun 15
20 years ago, Ricky Byrdsong was murdered by a white supremacist. The Race Against Hate is a testament to how the Northwestern coach lived — and how his family wants the world to be.
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Shannon Ryan Jun 15
“We won’t tolerate hate here. We stand against it.” After Ricky Byrdsong was murdered, neighbors gathered to walk around the block to process emotions. 20 years later the Ricky Byrdsong Memorial Race Against Hate brings in 5,000 runners every Father’s Day
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Chicago Sports Jun 14
In the days after Ricky Byrdsong was murdered, his neighbors gathered and walked around the block to process their emotions. 20 years later, the Ricky Byrdsong Memorial Race Against Hate brings in 5,000 runners every Father’s Day. via
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YWCA Evanston Jun 15
is TOMORROW. This event is more than a Race- it’s a day where our community comes together to heal and say we’re working towards eliminating ALL forms of hate. That we choose love, to spread kindness, to envision better and to fight for justice.
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YWCA Evanston Jun 14
is more than a race. “You come for a cause that’s important and bigger than you [...] ‘We won’t tolerate hate here. We stand against it.’ We all have different beliefs and values but we’re running this race together.” -Kelly Byrdsong
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YWCA Evanston Jun 14
The Ricky Byrdsong is this SUNDAY but the work continues year round. On our blog, our Policy & Advocacy Manager Leslie provides a few ways that you can take action NOW to help fight hate crimes in Illinois:
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YWCA Evanston Jun 14
Unable to join us for this year’s ? You can still support the cause! Race proceeds support racial justice programming in our communities and youth violence prevention education in our schools. Give to the Race directly at
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YWCA Evanston Jun 11
Packet Pick-up starts tomorrow! Grab your Race packet and shirt at any of these locations this week. Forgot to sign-up? Online registration is closed but you can sign up on the spot at any of these sites:
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YWCA Evanston Jun 11
LAST CHANCE to register online for . Online registration closes TODAY 6/11 at noon:
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Illinois Bone & Joint Institute Jun 1
IBJI will be offering pre-/post race stretching at the Race Against Hate 5K/10K walk/run on Sunday, June 16th. We'll see you there! 🏃
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YWCA Evanston May 22
Replying to @YWCAevanston
& HB 3331, a bill providing critical support to women and their families facing the threat of homelessness, overwhelmingly passed the Senate, 56-1. A HUGE thank you to our community who have engaged on these issues and took action by calling and writing to their local lawmakers!
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YWCA Evanston May 22
TWO bills supported this legislative session PASSED the IL Senate today! The Act HB834 passed the Senate on a bipartisan basis, 41-14. The bill represents a HUGE step toward narrowing the in our state.
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