The Daily Northwestern

New Evanston proclamation advocates greater sense of community

Tori Latham, City Editor

May 4, 2015

Evanston officials will aim to deter young people from violence and create a greater sense of community. The “Evanston Own It” proclamation, signed by Mayor Elizabeth Tisdahl and city clerk Rodney Greene, encourages residents...

Elizabeth Tisdahl receives award for youth job creation

Ben Schaefer, Assistant City Editor

January 22, 2015

The United States Conference of Mayors recognized Mayor Elizabeth Tisdahl and Evanston for their exceptional summer youth employment programs at its 83rd winter meeting Thursday in Washington, D.C. Evanston placed first ...

Updated: Evanston secures grant to fund summer youth employment program

Bailey Williams, Assistant Summer Editor

June 17, 2014

Cook County awarded Evanston a grant earlier this month for more than $100,000 to fund the Mayor's Summer Youth Employment Program. The city applied to the Edward Byrne Memorial Justice Assistance Grant Program, which is also...