The Daily Northwestern

Interfaith gathering aims to show solidarity after election

Erica Snow, Assistant City Editor

November 16, 2016

Filed under City, Local

Evanston religious leaders plan to hold an interfaith gathering Sunday at Fountain Square for community members to show solidarity following the presidential election. The event will show that religious leaders are “resolved to st...

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...

Religious leaders, students meet in light of Ferguson decision

Hal Jin, Reporter

November 26, 2014

Filed under City, Latest Stories

Local officials and religious leaders led a community prayer Tuesday, calling for peace a day after a grand jury in Ferguson, Missouri decided that the police officer who fatally shot black teenager Michael Brown would not be...

Evanston religious leaders call for prayer in advance of Ferguson grand jury decision

Hal Jin, Reporter

November 20, 2014

Filed under City

More than 30 Evanston religious leaders called on city residents to pray Tuesday as a grand jury deliberates whether to indict a police officer for the August fatal shooting of black teenager Michael Brown in Ferguson, Missouri. The...

Producemobile to provide free, fresh produce to Evanston once a month

Ciara McCarthy, Reporter

November 26, 2012

Filed under City, Local

Starting in December, the Greater Chicago Food Depository’s Producemobile will distribute free fruit and vegetables to Evanston residents once a month. The Producemobile is a decade-old initiative by the Food Depository to...