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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The Daily Explains: Here’s how to vote on participatory budgeting in Evanston

September 21, 2023

Evanston’s participatory budgeting voting process will close in eight days — but until then, residents still have an opportunity to cast a ballot. Their votes will determine how City Council allocates...

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Voter registration opens for Evanston’s participatory budgeting pilot

May 25, 2023

Evanston community members can now register to vote in the city’s participatory budgeting pilot program. In 2021, the city allocated $3 million from American Rescue Plan Act funds to the participatory...

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‘Democracy working in action’: Evanston, NU collaborate on participatory budgeting pilot program

April 18, 2023

Evanston received $43 million from the American Rescue Plan Act in 2021 and 2022 to respond to the COVID-19 pandemic. Hoping to identify areas of need, the city put $3 million toward a novel solution:...

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‘More representation, more visibility’: Evanston’s Asian American community claims its voice in participatory budgeting

February 2, 2023

When Melissa Raman Molitor, a first-generation Filipino-Indian-American, moved to Evanston in 2011, she saw little recognition for the city’s Asian, South Asian and Pacific Islander American community.  “There...

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Community Data Walk shows health and quality of life inequalities in Evanston

October 14, 2022

More than nine decades after Evanston’s first redlining policies went into effect, Black neighborhoods in Evanston still have fewer resources than white ones, according to a data set presented by Evanston...

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