The Daily Northwestern

In third town hall, equity coordinator stresses need for engagement with city

Maddie Burakoff, Web Editor

April 19, 2017

Evanston’s newly appointed equity and empowerment coordinator, Rev. Dr. Patricia Efiom, urged residents to “trust the system” and engage with the city to enact change during a town hall Wednesday. The meeting, held at...

Evanston pastor appointed as city’s first equity coordinator

Nora Shelly, City Editor

February 14, 2017

Before moving to Evanston seven years ago, Rev. Dr. Patricia Efiom raised her children in Bloomington, Indiana, where she said they were often the only children of color in their grade. “Our children had to exist in that...

City explores possibility of staffer devoted to issues of equity

Nora Shelly, City Editor

October 23, 2016

A new position could be created within Evanston government starting next year that would work exclusively toward increasing equity in the city. The staffer, called the equity and empowerment coordinator, would look into all...