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Posted inCity News

NAACP Evanston Branch ‘Votercade’ Part of National John Lewis Voting Rights Action Day

The Evanston/North Shore NAACP hosted a John Lewis Voting Rights Advancement Votercade and community engagement celebration from 1 to 3 p.m. on May 8. Voting rights advocates in more than 150 cities across the country simultaneously took to the streets in voter motorcades, or “votercades” to raise awareness and create energy around protecting the right […]

Posted inArt & Life

Mask or No Mask?

As President Joe Biden and Vice President Kamala Harris close the chapter on their first 100 days in office, the President outlined new Centers for Disease Control and Prevention guidance on masks in advance of his address to a joint session of Congress on April 28. The President acknowledged that “we still have a long […]

Posted inCity News

Mayor Hagerty’s State of the City Address Focuses on Challenges and Opportunities Ahead

On April 9, Mayor Stephen Hagerty delivered his 2021 State of the City Address at the Evanston Chamber of Commerce’s State of the City Luncheon. The format of this year’s virtual event included a live question-and-answer session and recorded messages. Last year, the event was canceled because of the global pandemic. Mohammed Ali, president of […]

Posted inSunday

District 65 Caregivers of Color & Our Village Lead March and Press Conference in Support of the District’s Efforts to Put Equity at the Forefront

More than 50 Evanston residents gathered at 12 p.m. April 3 at Trahan Park at Ridge Avenue and Monroe Street where they crafted signs for a demonstration focused on anti-racism, inclusion, and the importance of voting in the April 6 General Elections. Fuschia Winston-Rodriguez distributed crafting materials to community members. “I am pretty vocal when […]