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Posted inArt & Life

“Miss Dorothy Headd Way” Street Name Sign to Honor Her Work as a Crossing Guard and Efforts Toward Environmental Justice

As a beloved crossing guard at the corner of Grant Street and Prairie Avenue, Evanston’s Dorothy Headd worked hard to ensure the safety of families as they walked to and from Kingsley Elementary School each day. But she went beyond that, too, said Kingsley parent Elizabeth Newton, speaking at the April 12 City Council meeting […]

Posted inArt & Life

New Fridge, Same Mission

Less than two weeks after a wayward truck demolished Evanston’s first communal refrigerator, a replacement has been installed just a few feet away, still at 1335 Dodge Ave. In March, Evanston Fight for Black Lives completed the project – a place where people can donate or obtain food as they need it. Evanston Rebuilding Warehouse […]

Posted inSchools

District 65 School Board Considers ‘Land Acknowledgment,’ Reshaping Curriculum

On March 8, the District 65 School Board discussed a proposed “Resolution on Native Lands and the Contributions of Enslaved Peoples.” School Board President Anya Tanyavutti said consideration of the “land acknowledgement is an opportunity for us as a Board to have an important conversation and set an important vision for how we acknowledge the […]