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Educational Success, Economic Security for Low-Income Families

A leading developmental psychologist at Northwestern University is preparing to enter into a partnership with the Evanston Community Foundation that will employ policy, practice and research in a “two-generation approach” to move low-income parents and their young children toward educational success and economic security. Lindsay Chase-Lansdale, who is heading the program, holds a Ph.D. in […]

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‘For Colored Girls Who Have Considered Suicide When the Rainbow Is Enuf’

A trip to Fleetwood-Jourdain Theatre in the Noyes Cultural Arts Center is an exhilarating experience that comes with outrageously high value but the low price of $12 a seat. Steppenwolf, Northlight, and Victory Gardens theaters may be more famous performance venues, but it would be hard to imagine that they would provide more compelling entertainment […]

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Latino Resources Evolves from Evanston Coalition

Latino Resources, a nonprofit organization founded by Latinos to “serve the Evanston community and beyond,” is a Bilingual Network Agency. Elena Garcia Ansani, Civic Engagement chair, explained to the RoundTable how Latino Resources has emerged from the Evanston Coalition for Latino Resources and is evolving into an operational nonprofit Latino organization and described some of […]