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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


Evanston’s Teen Baby Nursery provides educational support to teen parents.

Evanston’s Teen Baby Nursery provides childcare and education for young parents

January 15, 2024

The walls of Evanston’s Teen Baby Nursery burst with vibrant colors and artwork on a Monday afternoon, welcoming visitors as they walked through the doors. The nursery is located inside the Infant...

two street signs one reading “Geraldine Pace Way” and one “Grey Avenue” in front of colorful buildings

She practically raised the community’: Teacher Geraldine Pace honored with street name

May 25, 2023

After 48 years teaching at the Infant Welfare Society of Evanston, Geraldine “Geri” Pace will be honored with a street sign. City Council voted May 8 to designate a section of Main Street between...

Two people hold up a cardboard check.

Schakowsky visits Evanston, announces $1.1 million grant to childhood development nonprofit Family Focus

April 6, 2023

When U.S. Rep. Jan Schakowsky (D-Evanston) visited Evanston Tuesday, she didn’t come empty-handed, bringing a check worth $1.13 million for local childhood development nonprofit Family Focus. The...

The Lorraine H. Morton Civic Center, 2100 Ridge Ave. Last May, City Council passed an ordinance and a resolution regarding restorative justice practices.

Evanston makes progress on restorative justice implementation

October 15, 2019

Evanston is encouraging an increase in the use of restorative justice when handling juvenile cases, following the approval of an ordinance and resolution last May. Restorative justice practices offer...

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...

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