The Daily Northwestern

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...

‘Game-changing’ initiative aims to shape entire Evanston community

Paige Leskin, Assistant City Editor

May 4, 2014

Filed under City, Education, Latest Stories, Local

Evanston community leaders are drafting a proposal to bring a long-term education initiative called Cradle to Career to the city. Cradle to Career has established itself with the vision that “by the age of 23, all Evanston...

Evanston groups rally against racism

Stephanie Kelly, Reporter

April 27, 2014

Filed under City, Latest Stories, Local

Signs and honking cars crowded Ridge Avenue on Friday as the YWCA Evanston/North Shore held its third annual Stand Against Racism. Individuals, school organizations, churches and other groups from around the area met at abou...