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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

Youth & Opportunity United, the Evanston-based youth development organization formerly known as Youth Organizations Umbrella, is headquartered at 1027 Sherman Ave. The group is expanding its reach and programming despite widespread budget concerns in the education community.

Evanston nonprofit expands despite state budget uncertainty

September 29, 2015

Despite the looming possibility of budget cuts at the state level, one Evanston nonprofit has announced plans to expand — increasing its budget, revamping its programming and changing its name. Youth...

Kwame Alexander, this years Newbery Medalist, signs copies of his award-winning book Thursday afternoon at the Evanston Public Library. Alexanders book, called The Crossover, is a childrens novel about basketball-playing twins that is written entirely in verse.

Newbery Medalist Kwame Alexander engages Evanston kids with novel on basketball, growing up

July 23, 2015

Kwame Alexander received 20 rejection letters for his book “The Crossover” before it was finally published. But when Alexander got a call one morning in February informing him that his children’s...

Youth Organizations Umbrella expands to three additional schools

April 9, 2015

Youth Organizations Umbrella, a youth development agency that runs after-school academic enrichment programs in eight Evanston/Skokie schools, has expanded to three new sites in the region. Y.O.U....

Evanston high school students lead after-school program on media, health

March 5, 2015

A new after-school program about the media’s influence on health concluded Feb. 26 with a session spent making a video that highlighted what Evanston elementary school students learned about nutrition...

The MetaMedia Youth Center is expected to officially open in March. The center will provide out-of-school opportunities for middle school students.

New youth center slated to open in March

February 13, 2015

A new youth center, originally scheduled to open in January and meant to provide out-of-school opportunities for middle school students, will open soon at the McGaw YMCA. The MetaMedia Youth Center...

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