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

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

The Daily Northwestern

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City Council allocates $500,000 for immigrant and refugee welcoming center

October 25, 2022

City Council voted to designate $500,000 in federal relief money toward a new immigrant and refugee welcoming center at its Monday meeting. Run by Family Focus, the program will serve as a hub for new...

Black and white city skyline with an orange background and the Family Focus logo on top.

Social Services Committee approves funding to welcome center for immigrants

September 27, 2022

Evanston’s Social Services Committee unanimously voted to support city funding for a welcome center for immigrants Thursday. The proposed plan draws up to $500,000 from American Rescue Plan Act funds...

A photo of the exterior of the Lorraine H. Morton Civic Center.

City Council approves $3 million ARPA allocation to McGaw YMCA men’s residence renovation

June 14, 2022

City Council voted 6-1 to approve a $3 million allocation of American Rescue Plan Act funding to support the renovation of The McGaw YMCA’s Men’s Residence on Monday.  “Our goal is to continue...

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Family Focus requests $3 million in ARPA funds from Housing and Community Development Committee

May 19, 2022

Family Focus requested $3 million in American Rescue Plan Act funding in a Tuesday night presentation to Evanston’s Housing and Community Development Committee. Originally opened in Evanston in 1976,...

The exterior of the Civic Center. The sign reads Lorraine H. Morton Civic Center.

New lives for old buildings: Evanston organizations repurpose empty school buildings

November 11, 2021

Throughout the city, community-based organizations and services have moved into empty school buildings and given them second lives as gathering places and support centers. Here’s a look at some of these...

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