The Daily Northwestern

Technology center teaches digital literacy to computerless

Kelly Hwu, Reporter

September 26, 2012

Filed under Arts and Technology (City), City, Education, Local

Evanston residents on the wrong side of the city's digital divide have been improving their computer literacy at a recent offshoot of the Youth Job Center. The Community Technology Center opened in March after the local ...

Evanston youth assist Hurricane Isaac cleanup on Gulf Coast

Amanda Gilbert, Reporter

September 26, 2012

Filed under City, Education, Local, National

More than 80 young adults left Evanston this summer after receiving temporary job offers to spend a minimum of two months restoring hurricane-damaged Gulf Coast communities. Hurricane Issac struck southern Louisiana and coastal...

Youth advocates call for collaboration among families, social service agencies

Susan Du, City Editor

September 23, 2012

Filed under City, Education, Local

Central Street restaurant Curt’s Cafe hosted a panel discussion of issues facing Evanston’s youth Tuesday. The talk touched on topics such as racism, homelessness and the disconnect between families and the community. Curt's...