In the United States, 25% of newspapers have ceased operation, and 2,000 community newspapers have closed in the past 15 years. The vacuum created when local journalism declines poses a serious threat to democracy. Our democracy relies on a free press to educate its citizens about the critical issues facing our communities.

Through year-end, your donation to the RoundTable will be matched through commitments from national and local partners.

We have ambitious goals for the future - but we can’t do it alone. 

Invest in Evanston. Invest in local non-profit journalism.

Posted inRoundTable MagazineUncategorized

Refugees Find a Home in Evanston

Zadie Ivaska (left) and Malak Alkareem, both 5th graders at Walker Elementary School, at the First Presbyterian Church’s “First Friends” picnic this past summer.  Photo by David Ivaska Caryl Weinberg didn’t know what to expect when a representative from Syrian Christians for Peace asked if her Evanston church would host an iftar dinner for newly […]