The Daily Northwestern

Youth Job Center to partner with new organizations for community job fair

Billy Kobin, Reporter

April 29, 2015

Filed under Business, City, Local

An annual Evanston job fair will be held Thursday in partnership with other organizations for the first time, allowing it to become larger than before. The Youth Job Center is partnering with the city, Mt. Moriah Lodge #28...

Evanston unemployment rate drops to 4.2 percent

Stephanie Kelly, City Editor

February 5, 2015

Filed under Business, City, Latest Stories, Local

Evanston's unemployment rate improved last year, dropping from 6.5 percent to 4.2 percent, the city announced Wednesday. In a 2014 year-in-review, released by the city’s Economic Development Division, staff detailed city up...

Evanston, nonprofit continue partnership to expunge records of residents with criminal pasts

Paige Leskin, City Editor

November 25, 2014

Filed under City, Local, Politics

City officials will continue to give residents with criminal records the opportunity to enter the workforce with a clean slate. Aldermen approved Monday a renewal of an agreement with the James B. Moran Center for Youth...

Illinois bank donates money for Facebook likes

Emily Chin, Reporter

October 9, 2014

Filed under Business, City, Latest Stories

First Bank & Trust is donating $2.50 to a different nonprofit organization each month for each “like” it gets on its Facebook page. The program, which raised $500 from August to the end of September, began in August...

Evanston launches shopping campaign to benefit nonprofits

Cat Zakrzewski, Assistant Summer Editor

August 8, 2013

Filed under Around Town, Blogs, Latest Stories, The Summer Northwestern 2013

A coalition of nonprofit organizations earlier this week kicked off their second annual campaign to fund employment training programs through support of Evanston businesses. Titled "Evanston Works Together: 4 Tuesdays in August,"...