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YJC Receives $124,500 in Grants in December, Funding for New Programs

(Evanston, Ill.) – Many foundations and businesses have recognized the important work of the Youth Job Center of Evanston (YJC) and awarded the agency a total of $124,500 in grants during the month of December. Grants were received from the Gap Foundation, Eleanor Foundation, Stanley McNeil Foundation, Marcia and Meta Gross Foundation, Rice Foundation, Wachovia […]

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YJC Hosts Jeff Schoenberg to Discuss State Funding

Evanston, Ill. – More than 40 people attended the Youth Job Center of Evanston’s conversation event with Jeff Schoenberg, Illinois State Senator-9th District, this November. Schoenberg discussed the $200,000 Illinois grant given to the YJC, which will be used to make the facility more environmentally friendly and directly enable the agency to put more Evanston […]

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Youth Job Center Hosts First Recruitment Event at ETHS

(Evanston, Ill.) The Youth Job Center of Evanston hosted its first ever recruitment event at Evanston Township High School last week. Recruiters from Marshalls and GameStop conducted fifteen interviews with students for open seasonal positions. Though the YJC frequently organizes recruitment events at its main office in downtown Evanston, the event at ETHS was a […]

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Youth Job Center Receives Grant from Designs For Dignity

(Evanston, Ill.) The Youth Job Center of Evanston received acceptance of a service grant last month from Designs for Dignity to update its interior. The grant will help provide a better working and learning environment for YJC clients and staff at their Church Street location. Changes will take place in conjunction with the YJC’s current […]