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Mayoral candidates discuss police reform, youth outreach in Evanston Live TV forum

 Mayoral candidates discussed policy priorities and youth outreach in an Evanston Live TV forum Thursday.
January 15, 2021

At a mayoral candidate forum Thursday, Willie Shaw, the political action and civic engagement chair for the Evanston/North Shore branch of the NAACP, asked mayoral candidates how they would distribute...

ETHS students team up to offset school paper usage through tree planting

ETHS used 5.6 million sheets of paper in the 2018-2019 school year, according to D202 Chief Financial Officer Mary Rodino
January 14, 2021

With the goal of offsetting 50 percent of their school’s average annual paper consumption, three Evanston Township High School student activists are planning a campaign to plant at least 280 trees across...

D65 board members condemn White supremacy at special board meeting

The Evanston/Skokie District 65 Education Center, at 1500 McDaniel Avenue. Members of the D65 board met Thursday to discuss recent attacks against school board members.
January 14, 2021

Less than a week after a person ransacked Evanston/Skokie School District 65 vice president Elisabeth “Biz” Lindsay-Ryan’s car and left behind a card containing a homophobic slur, the board held...

Evanston activists convene to discuss the climate crisis and local action

Activists convened at an EPL panel to discuss the action Evanston must take to meet the climate and environmental goals set out in CARP and the Environmental Justice Resolution.
January 14, 2021

Local environmental leaders discussed climate action and environmental justice at “Climate Crisis: Here and Now,” a virtual Wednesday panel hosted by the Evanston Public Library. On the panel, representatives...

Rep. Jan Schakowsky votes in favor of impeaching President Donald Trump for the second time

U.S. Rep Jan Schakowsky (D-Evanston). Schakowsky voted to impeach Donald Trump in the House of Representatives on Wednesday, joining a 232-197 vote in favor of impeachment.
January 13, 2021

Rep. Jan Schakowsky (D-Evanston) joined the House of Representatives in a 232-197 vote to impeach President Donald Trump for a historic second time Wednesday.    The impeachment on charges of “inciting...

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