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Economic Empowerment Program

Economic Empowerment Program provides job readiness and training opportunities for individuals to achieve self-sufficiency.This program eliminates significant barriers towards access to education, gainful employment and financial security.We host annually Financial Forums, Economic Empowerment Summit and series of financial and computer training.

Impact of this program:

  • Hosted over 30 training & education workshops during FY2017, with over 3,300 participants
  • 56 participants successfully completed our Entrepreneurial Programs (e.g., Jumpstart and Protégé) during FY2017 equipping the participants with financial and business education tools increasing their confidence, independence and economic self-sufficiency

  • Visit the YW Calendar for upcoming events!


    For more information, contact:
    Elvira Ortega
    (847) 662-4247 ext.136

YWCA Lake County

1425 Tri State Pkwy, Ste 180, Gurnee, IL 60031

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