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Northwestern University and Evanston's Only Daily News Source Since 1881

The Daily Northwestern

Northwestern University and Evanston's Only Daily News Source Since 1881

The Daily Northwestern

A white fence surrounds a small garden with orange carrots and yellow sunflowers. The sun is shining and the sky is blue.

‘My City, Your City, Our City’ initiative engages Evanston youth with summer activities

July 25, 2022

 Evanston’s “My City, Your City, Our City” youth program has started its second run this summer, aiming to encourage community youth to avoid violence and engage in recreational activities. “My...

A woman faces the camera. Behind her are glass windows with two large pieces of art showing through.

The Block Museum exhibition explores self-care and community

April 26, 2021

A new outdoor exhibition explores themes of self-care, self-authorship and community with reproductions of works from The Block Museum’s collection. The “Behold, Be Held” exhibition will be exhibited...

The Youth & Opportunity United building. Y.O.U works with youth from third to 12th grade to close the opportunity gap by stressing academic, social and emotional learning.

Evanston Organizes: Youth & Opportunity United bridges opportunity gap for post-secondary success

November 30, 2018

This story is part of a series of profiles of activist and community groups across Evanston. Simone Hampton was first exposed to Youth & Opportunity United in middle school, when it was just a drop-in...

Maggie Blinn DiNovi.

New CEO of local youth development organization aims to deepen district partnerships

April 16, 2018

As the new CEO of local nonprofit Youth & Opportunity United, Maggie Blinn DiNovi said she hopes to deepen partnerships between her organization and local school districts as well as better prepare high...

Evanston students gather onstage for the finale of Diverse Communities United. The event, in which third through twelfth grade students performed hip hop dance, skits and poetry readings, held Monday at Evanston Township High School to honor Dr. Martin Luther King Jr.

Students lead artistic community event honoring Martin Luther King Jr.

January 18, 2017

When Oakton Elementary School fifth-grader Izayah Carr stepped up to the microphone with a smile on his face, more than 1,000 people cheered as he introduced the opening act of Diverse Communities United,...

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