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In 1920, the Rock Island YWCA opened Camp Archie Allen, a summer sleep away camp for girls. Many girls returned year after year, and spending multiple weeks at the camp. The camp drew in girls from the Quad Cities, as well as girls from all over the area
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On October 20th, 1916, a wave of excitement rippled through Rock Island. By the following week, it was crashing through local schools and workplaces. Rock Island was going to open a YWCA. With help from a national spokeswoman,
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Due to the success of our last post about the Rock Island High School Teen Parent and Child Center, we have decided to put the spotlight on one of the directors of that program, Amanda LeVan. Amanda has worked for the YWCA for 19 years
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The mission of the YWCA is to empower women and eliminate racism. The YWCA of the Quad Cities takes the first part of that statement and puts it into practice with their Teen Parent and Child Center, located in Rock Island High School. Since 1991,
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The New Year is seen as one of the best times to make large lifestyle changes. Starting a new workout plan, eating healthier, or even just being more mindful of how you treat your body are very popular resolutions. But everyone also knows that resolutions
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