The Daily Northwestern

Lack of state budget reduces social service resources, operations for city’s homeless

Rishika Dugyala, Reporter

December 1, 2015

Filed under City, Latest Stories

Illinois’s state budget impasse has led to a reduction of resources and social services for Evanston’s homeless this holiday season. Some nonprofit organizations have had to cut or alter many of their programs, which a...

Family facing eviction gets apartment after campaign garners attention

Stephanie Kelly, City Editor

January 8, 2015

Filed under City, Latest Stories, Local

An Evanston family who faced eviction this week is preparing to move into a new home after an online campaign started by a friend caught the attention of a building owner who had previously rejected the family's apartment...

Evanston library screens documentary on homelessness

Hal Jin, Reporter

October 6, 2014

Filed under City, Local

The Evanston Public Library screened a documentary Sunday afternoon on the issue of homelessness that led to conversation among residents about the issue both within the city and across the nation. The film "@home," directed...