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Protesters outside BCPA hold signs
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Stand Up for Social Justice held a vigil Tuesday night to support victims of sexual assault.

Gabe Cripe
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An advocate for sexual assault victims said the latest social media movement is changing the conversation about abuse survivors.

Solar panels
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The YWCA McLean County has saved about $14,000 in the 10 months since installing its 123-kilowatt solar panel.

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A year after Bloomington’s Public Safety and Community Relations Board (PSCRB) was created, questions linger about the board's independence.

PEORIA RIVERFRONT MUSEUM

The Peoria Riverfront Museum welcomed its one-millionth visitor—a YWCA McLean County employee.

Di Ann Sanchez

For many Americans, Sept. 11, 2001, remains an indelible date. It is an especially traumatic memory for Di Ann Sanchez.

Jenn speaks to crowd
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A Bloomington police detective who has worked with YWCA McLean County’s Stepping Stones program for sexual assault survivors said he will no longer help with its trainings in part because of the YWCA’s support for a citizen-led police advisory board.

Courtesty of YWCA McLean County

Women earn on average 79 cents for every dollar men earn. Because more women head households than ever before, the continuing gender pay gap has become a "family issue," says Kyle Ciani, a women's and gender studies professor at Illinois State University.

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One of the lead proponents of a Welcoming City ordinance says he wants to turn the public’s focus back to those who’d most be affected by it—undocumented immigrants whose daily lives are filled with fear about being deported.