The Daily Northwestern

Northwestern donates first portion of $5 million gift to Evanston

Julia Jacobs, City Editor

October 11, 2015

Filed under City, Education, Latest Stories, Local

Northwestern has donated $1 million to Evanston in the first annual installment of a five-year gift announced last spring. Half of the first donation will help improve Sheridan Road through resurfacing and traffic signal upgrades. NU has invested the remaining half of the money in Evanston's ambulance service, the city’s youth outreach program, a...

Mayor: The problem of violence in Evanston is everyone’s problem

Bailey Williams, Assistant Summer Editor

July 29, 2014

Filed under City, Crime, Latest Stories

Evanston Mayor Elizabeth Tisdahl called on residents Monday to join city officials in their fight against gun violence. “Evanston should be a safe place to live, raise a family and do business for everyone,” Tisdahl wrote...

Youth job fair to be biggest ever

Sophia Bollag, City Editor

April 15, 2014

Filed under City, Latest Stories, Local

The city’s youth employment program will attempt to help a record number of young Evanston residents find summer employment at its annual job fair this weekend, organizers say. The Mayor’s Summer Youth Employment Program hopes...

YOU receives $500,000 for street outreach program

Jia You, Reporter

October 4, 2012

Filed under Business, City, Local, National

The U.S. Department of Health and Human Services has awarded Evanston nonprofit Youth Organizations Umbrella a $500,000 grant that will fund a street outreach program in the city. YOU Executive Director Seth Green announc...