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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

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Reparations Committee discusses next steps for direct cash payments, separate cash benefit program

April 6, 2023

The Reparations Committee discussed how the city will implement direct cash payments to its Restorative Housing Program recipients on Thursday morning. The committee also considered hurdles to creating...

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Reparations Committee approves direct cash payments for two recipients, announces progress on community survey

March 3, 2023

The Reparations Committee voted 4-1 to amend Evanston’s Restorative Housing Program to allow two recipients to receive benefits in the form of direct cash payments during its Thursday meeting. The...

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Reparations Committee extends contract with nonprofit to distribute housing grants

February 2, 2023

The Reparations Committee voted 5-1 Thursday to extend its contract with affordable housing group Community Partners for Affordable Housing for 90 days, meaning CPAH will temporarily continue managing...

Singing siblings Charity, Chamaya, Chantal and Carlis Moody perform as part of Sunday’s Martin Luther King Jr. Celebration. The celebration aimed to unite the Evanston community through art.

Local artists celebrate life, legacy of Martin Luther King Jr.

January 16, 2023

The Music Institute of Chicago and the Fleetwood-Jourdain Theatre brought together creators across disciplines Sunday to celebrate the life of Martin Luther King Jr., marking the first collaboration between...

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Evanston events honor Martin Luther King Jr. Day

January 9, 2023

Content warning: This story contains mentions of lynching. Celebrate Martin Luther King Jr. Day by reflecting on history through film screenings, musical events and lectures in Evanston this upcoming...

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Claire McFarland Barber