Downtown RI YWCA ready for its closeup

A teen tries out a 3D headset during the Tri-City Electrical Co.’s career day at the new Rock Island YWCA Quad Cities The Place2Be youth drop-in center. CREDIT KENDA BURROWS

The new 64,000-square-foot YWCA Quad Cities in downtown Rock Island has been five years in the making. Its champions have weathered a global pandemic and battled a supply chain meltdown that sent construction costs skyrocketing from $15.4 million to nearly $20 million, delayed material delivery and made completion a moving target. Despite those and other […]

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