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ETHS athletes weigh in on sports season adjustments

Evanston Township High School. ETHS athletes are adjusting to modified fall, winter and spring seasons as
November 19, 2020

Although Evanston Township High School students attended class remotely this semester, the Illinois High School Association allowed “lower-risk” sports to continue play this fall, with some adjustments...

At the intersection of art and activism, Fran Joy doesn’t want you to look away

Fran Joy stands in front of her paintings at a show at Creative Coworking, 922 Davis St., on Saturday.
November 19, 2020

When Trayvon Martin was killed by George Zimmerman in 2012, it was Evanston artist Fran Joy’s birthday. As she celebrated another year of life, Trayvon Martin’s family mourned the loss of his. Joy...

The Informed Village set to launch by the end of year

The Informed Village is run by Christa Shavers and Bobby Burns, who plan to provide Evanston residents with issue-explainers for the city’s 2021 municipal elections.
November 19, 2020

The Informed Village, a Black-led Evanston local media outlet centered on the city’s 2021 municipal elections, is set to launch by the end of this year.  The publication was one of 24 projects chosen...

Pretrial Fairness Act seeks to end cash bail, promote racial and criminal justice

Illinois Pretrial Fairness Act aims to end cash bonds, reduce financial and racial barriers and prioritize community safety.
November 19, 2020

Last Monday, state Sen. Robert Peters (D-Chicago) introduced the Pretrial Fairness Act, a bill that would make Illinois the only state in the country to completely abolish cash bail. The bill, supported...

Native American voters may have helped decide the 2020 election. But organizers say there’s still work to do

Throughout the campaign cycle leading up to the 2020 election cycle, Native American organizers across the country engaged in voter outreach and engagement efforts.
November 19, 2020

Leading up to the 2020 election, Native American organizers across the country engaged in efforts to activate voters in their communities — and numbers in multiple key swing states showed they were successful....

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