The Evanston/North Shore YWCA will hold its annual “Stand Against Racism” demonstration this afternoon in Evanston

Organizers say the goal of the event is to “raise community awareness of the effects of racism on all of us.”

Supporters will gather from 2 to 2:25 p.m. at several locations along Ridge Avenue:

  • From Ingleside Place to Central Street, in front of Evanston Hospital.
  • At the Civic Center, 2100 Ridge Ave.
  • From YWCA at Church Street, south to Dempster
  • From Greenleaf south to Madison.
  • From Oakton south to Hull Terrace.

Theyll also gather near Evanston Township High School — along Church Street, east and west of Dodge Avenue on both sides of the street.

Groups planning to participate in the event include several public and private schools, city agencies and religious organizations.

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Bill Smith is the editor and publisher of Evanston Now.

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