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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

A wide view of the front of the Family Focus Center building at 2010 Dewey Avenue.

Family Focus Evanston honors community members, departing director in annual benefit

May 7, 2021

Family Focus Evanston honored residents and organizations during its annual benefit event Thursday. The event, themed “Evanston’s Black Heroes,” featured students from Family Focus’s after-school...

Evanston Organizes: Family Focus offers community programs in Evanston center

April 26, 2019

WATCH: A look into community-based programming in the Family Focus Evanston Center, Our Place

Artwork on walls of the Evanston Family Focus Center, 2010 Dewey Ave. The center opened in Evanston in 1976 to provide community and encourage childhood development.

Evanston Organizes: Family Focus provides long-standing sense of community in 5th Ward

April 25, 2019

This story is part of a series of profiles of activist and community groups across Evanston. On any given day after school, children shuffle from program to program at Evanston Family Focus. Located...

Evanston Family Focus, 2010 Dewey Ave. The center’s building is for sale, but Family Focus President and CEO Merri Ex said the programming will not leave Evanston.

Up for sale, Family Focus commits to maintaining presence in Evanston

April 17, 2019

The Family Focus Evanston building, is up for sale, but Merri Ex — the president and CEO of Family Focus, Inc. — said Family Focus in Evanston is “not closing.” “We are not leaving Evanston,”...

Concerns raised over potential sale of historic Family Focus building

November 19, 2017

The more than 100-year-old building that currently houses Family Focus — a nonprofit offering family and child support services — will be put up for sale in January despite concerns that doing so would...

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