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Posted inArt & Life

Levy Lecture with author and documentarian Ava Thompson Greenwell

During the past 15 months, Ava Thompson Greenwell completed the documentary she produced and directed, “Mandela in Chicago,” saw it premier on Chicago’s WTTW-Channel 11, completed and submitted for publication the manuscript for her first book, “Ladies Leading: The Black Women Who Control Television News,” and taught reporting classes at Northwestern University Medill School of […]

Posted inCOVID19

Two Suburban School Districts Address the Social-Emotional Effects of the Pandemic

This piece is part of a collaboration that includes the Institute for Nonprofit News, The Beacon/KCUR; Bridge Michigan/Side Effects Public Media; Cicero Independiente/South Side Weekly; Detour Detroit/Planet Detroit/Tostada Magazine; Evanston RoundTable/Growing Community Media; Madison 365/Wausau Pilot & Review; and MinnPost/Sahan Journal. The project was made possible by a grant from the Robert Wood Johnson Foundation […]

Posted inArt & Life

50th Anniversary Celebration of Baby Toddler Nursery Honors State Senator Pacione-Zayas

At a 50th anniversary celebration on June 24, Executive Director Steve Vick of the Infant Welfare Society of Evanston singled out the work his devoted staff, dedicated teachers, the board as well as parents and child caregivers do every day, saying “they are uplifting families and educating children.” The Baby Toddler Nursery, caring for children […]