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Northwestern University and Evanston's Only Daily News Source Since 1881

The Daily Northwestern

Northwestern University and Evanston's Only Daily News Source Since 1881

The Daily Northwestern

Kubis holds a black hat in her hand with a yellow Pikachu embroidered on it. She holds the hat in front of her white wall that has a poster with two orange and pink trees.

Weinberg junior Kendall Kubis sells embroidered pieces to support mutual aid

October 18, 2021

Trading quarantine boredom for an embroidering passion, Weinberg junior Kendall Kubis spent her newfound free time under a stay-at-home order creating an Instagram business.  Kubis started embroidering...

A person sits against a stone wall, on the other side is a green and yellow gradient on a bank statement, and a red house.

Stimulus checks prove inaccessible for people experiencing homelessness

April 13, 2021

People experiencing homelessness have faced barriers in receiving stimulus checks even though they are eligible, Mary Frances Charlton, a youth health attorney, said. The American Rescue Plan, a $1.9...

With the collaboration of Connections for the Homeless and the Democratic Party of Evanston, Kemone Hendricks is helping people experiencing homelessness register to vote.

Community leaders help people experiencing homelessness vote

October 21, 2020

In an effort to increase voter registration among people experiencing homelessness, the Democratic Party of Evanston’s Kemone Hendricks collaborated with Connections for the Homeless to create voter...

Speakers from the Chicago Coalition for the Homeless and Interfaith Action of Evanston discuss misconceptions about homelessness at an event hosted by Northwestern Hillel. All of the speakers had either experienced homelessness or worked with the homeless.

Panelists discuss stigmas about homelessness

January 20, 2016

Three speakers emphasized the need for systemic change in the way governments and individuals address homelessness at a panel Tuesday night. Around 30 people gathered at Fiedler Hillel to hear two panelists...

McDonald’s, pictured here at 1919 Dempster St., employs people at the minimum wage. Recent efforts on a statewide and Chicago level to raise the minimum wage have raised questions of a possible wage hike among some Evanston residents.

After Chicago action, discussion of minimum wage hike reaches Evanston

March 6, 2015

Elliot Zashin, a retired Evanston resident and former job coach at Interfaith Action of Evanston, has been working on gathering information about low-wage employment in Evanston since the fall of 2013. After...

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