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Bridge Builder Project Ends but Lives On

In September, the Bridge Builder Project began as a partnership between Evanston’s Center for Independent Futures and the Wilmette-based JJ’s List. Funded by a grant from New Trier Township, the project aimed to help local businesses become more disability-aware. However, the funding ended in March and the community is left wondering whether the newfound awareness […]

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YEA! Day Is May 21

Young Evanston Artists will host their 24th annual YEA! Day from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. on May 21, on the street around Chicago Avenue and Dempster Street. Every year, the organization supports preschool through 12th-grade Evanston children by showcasing the artwork they have produced throughout the year. The works on display range from drawings […]

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Rep. Schakowsky Criticizes Republican Budget Priorities

At a press conference on April 22, Representative Jan Schakowsky spoke against the recent budget resolution approved by the Republican-dominated House of Representatives and defended President Barack Obama’s “line in the sand” against certain cuts. The Republican budget would alter Medicare, Medicaid and Social Security and would repeal the health care bill – programs that […]