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Information Session on Referendum on March 23

On the April 4 general election ballot, registered voters in the Evanston/Skokie community will have the opportunity to vote on a referendum that would increase property taxes to support school operations in District 65. In an effort to help our community better understand the district’s financial situation and what this referendum would entail, Y.O.U. will […]

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Youth to Celebrate 10th Anniversary of Diverse Communities United

Youth & Opportunity United (Y.O.U.) invites community members to its 10th annual Diverse Communities United (DCU) celebration from 1:00 p.m. to 2:30 p.m. on Jan. 18 (MLK Day) at the Evanston Township High School Auditorium at 1600 Dodge Avenue in Evanston. DCU is a free, community-wide celebration that engages youth and families from across Evanston, […]

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Y.O.U. Seeking 40 Mentors in 40 Days

Y.O.U. (Youth Organizations Umbrella), an Evanston-based non-profit youth development agency announces a new initiative, “40 Mentors in 40 Days.”  The campaign is designed to recruit adult mentors for the agency’s Mentor Y.O.U.th program which provides site-based one-on-one mentoring to Evanston youth ages 11-17.  Volunteers are asked to donate one hour per week to participate in […]

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Don Baker to retire as Y.O.U.’s Executive Director in 2011

The Board of Directors of Y.O.U. (Youth Organizations Umbrella), an Evanston-based youth service organization, today announced the retirement of Executive Director Don Baker, effective June 1, 2011. As the founding Executive Director of Y.O.U., Baker has served the organization since 1971. Over the course of its 40 years as a social service agency in Evanston, […]