Last Tuesday night, students from Parkland's Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School/March for Our Lives, The Faith Community of Saint Sabina's B.R.A.V.E. Youth Leaders initiative, and Evanston Township High School (ETHS) came together at ETHS to showcase how they organize and advocate with passion, conviction, and fearlessness to end gun violence in America, and to inspire and demand that the rest of us do the same. The Democratic Party of Evanston organized the event together
Monique Parsons is purposeful, passionate, and prepared to take the helm of the McGaw YMCA the first woman and second African American to do so since the organization was founded in 1885.
Following Pastor Mark Dennis’ retirement from the Y at the end of 2017, its board conducted a national search and vetted more than 100 applicants, ultimately announcing last month that it had selected Evanston-born-and-raised Parsons, who brings with her energy, determination, eye toward e
About 200 Evanstonians participated in an interfaith service at Northwestern University's beautiful Alice Millar Chapel last Sunday to honor Rev. Dr. Martin Luther King and recommit to working together to transform Evanston into beloved community. The service was organized by Beth Emet The Free Synagogue's Rabbi Andrea Coustan London, Grace Lutheran Church's Pastor Daniel Ruen, and Second Baptist Evanston's Pastor Michael Nabors. The highlight of the program came when Rabbi L
Robert Crayton is at a crossroads. Literally. The compact, muscular 40-year-old with an earnest face and gentle eyes, plans to open Rubies, a new restaurant/community- gathering-entertainment space, at the corner of Simpson and Darrow in Evanston’s 5th ward. If the City Council approves it, Rubies, named after Robert's mother, will mark a new direction in Robert's life--and, he hopes, bring new energy to the neighborhood. Robert is at a juncture figuratively too. A respected