Programs and Events

International Women’s Day Evanston 2015!

The 2015 celebration of International Women’s Day in Evanston will take place Friday, March 6th from 7:45 – 9 am at the Woman’s Club of Evanston. This year’s topic will be: Ending Sex Trafficking Locally and Globally. For more information and to register, click here. For more about the historic connection of Evanston to International Women’s …

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100 Years of Illinois Women Voting: Evanston Celebrates!

100 years ago in June 1913, Illinois women won the right to vote. The story of the battle for suffrage in Illinois is important for several reasons: Illinois was the first state east of the Mississippi to expand the vote to women; Illinois was a more populous state than any previous state to give women …

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International Women’s Day Evanston 2012

We are excited to announce a new event celebrating women and girls here in Evanston and around the globe: International Women’s Day Evanston 2012. The YWCA Evanston/North Shore, Northwestern University Women’s Center and the Woman’s Club of Evanston are hosting a breakfast in celebration Thursday, March 8 from 7:45 a.m. – 9:30 a.m. at the John Evans Alumni Center, Northwestern …

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EWHP exhibit installed at Rest Cottage

The EWHP exhibit Lifting as We Climb: Evanston Women and the Creation of a Community is now installed at the Frances Willard House, 1730 Chicago Avenue, Evanston, Illinois (also known fondly as Rest Cottage). An exhibit opening will be held on Sunday, November 6th from 1-4 pm. Refreshments will be served. In addition to the …

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Girls Scout Programs

We are excited to launch our new Girl Scout Badge program. Local scout troops can visit the Evanston History Center, view the women’s history exhibit, and work on a badge related to Evanston women’s history. See the Events and Programs tab at the top for more information — or call (847) 475-3410 or email ewhp@evanstonhistorycenter.org.

EWHP making news!

There’s a nice article in this week’s Evanston Review about the women’s history project and our exhibit opening tomorrow night at 7:30 p.m. (the time is incorrect in the article). Click on this link to read more. www.pioneerlocal.com/evanston/news/2108476,evanston-womenshistory-031810-s1.article