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Evanston Present and Future starts Reparations Ambassador program

The Reparations Ambassadors program is made up of white and non-black people of color who will take on the responsibility of educating others and fundraising.
November 17, 2020

Ever since Evanston started talks of reparations in June 2019, Kemone Hendricks has been there. The Evanston Present and Future founder has spoken at several city council meetings in support of the...

Looking to cut costs for 2021 budget, Aldermen consider charging Northwestern for fire services

Ald. Ann Rainey (8th) likened Northwestern’s unpaid $650,000 worth of fire services to “murder.” “The line has to be drawn,” she said.
November 17, 2020

Aldermen discussed ways to reduce the 4.9 percent property tax increase proposed in Evanston’s 2021 budget in a Monday night special City Council meeting, given the increased financial burden of the...

Blotter: Vehicular burglary, retail theft

November 16, 2020

$80 in cash was stolen from a 24-year-old Evanston woman’s car between Saturday and Sunday. The woman parked her 2011 Honda in the 1700 block of Monroe Street at 7:30 p.m. on Saturday. When she returned...

Evanston stay-at-home advisory goes into effect

Evanston implemented a stay-at-home advisory beginning on Monday morning.
November 16, 2020

After COVID-19 cases spiked across the city, Evanston announced a stay-at-home advisory, which went into effect Monday morning. Last week, Evanston saw a 5.6 percent positivity rate — double the...

Evanston Fight for Black Lives launches sit-in series to defund EPD

Ald. Ann Rainey (8th) addresses protesters. Evanston Fight for Black Lives held a sit-in at Rainey’s house Saturday to demand Rainey vote against the city’s proposed 2021 budget and commit to defunding Evanston Police Department by 75 percent.
November 16, 2020

Organizers from Evanston Fight for Black Lives held a sit-in in front of Ald. Ann Rainey’s (8th) house on Saturday, demanding that she vote against the city’s proposed 2021 budget and commit to defunding...

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