The Daily Northwestern

Long-time executive director of North Shore affordable housing non-profit to step down

Julia Jacobs, City Editor

November 1, 2015

The long-time executive director of Open Communities, a nonprofit that has worked with Evanston to ensure equitable housing in the city, will step down in January. Gail Schechter, who is also a former professor at Northwestern’s...

Evanston Public Library plans panel, book groups for 50th anniversary of North Shore civil rights movement

Marissa Page, Assistant City Editor

May 26, 2015

The Evanston Public Library announced Tuesday its plans to acknowledge the 50th anniversary of a civil rights movement on the North Shore with a panel discussion and book groups. The North Shore Summer Project, a community...