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 inUncategorized

A algunos les gusta caliente

Como artista gráfico, Verzell James crea soluciones de diseño impreso y digital para su empresa JAM. Gráficos y publicación. Como jardinero y cocinero, crea y comercializa salsas picantes para su empresa JAM. Alimentos y servicios. El Sr. James ve una conexión, no una contradicción, entre sus dos mundos. En el sitio web www.awe-sauce.com, aplica el […]

Posted inArt & LifeUncategorized

Some Like It Hot

As a graphic artist, Verzell James creates printed and digital design solutions for his company JAM. Graphics & Publishing. As a gardener and cook, he creates and markets hot sauces for his company JAM. Foods & Services. Mr. James sees a connection, not a contradiction, between his two worlds. On the website www.awe-sauce.com, he applies […]

Posted inArt & LifeUncategorized

Kids Create Change

Kids from low-income families will be able to color their world a little brighter this summer thanks to the arts organization Kids Create Change which, in partnership with Northwestern University and with help from the community, is providing free art materials and virtual art activities through an initiative called Access Art.    While most children […]

Posted inArt & LifeUncategorized

The Evanston Owls

The inspiration to create community during quarantine and taste freedom while sheltering in place winged its way onto a block in northwest Evanston in the guise of a magnificent pair of great horned owls. The birds moved into the neighborhood, became a family and continue to lift the spirits of residents weary of fending off […]