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Get involved.

Evanston Cradle to Career is about all of us coming together to make a difference for our community’s children and youth.

Are you contacting us as an organization, business, or individual?

We would love to have the involvement of our business community in ensuring that our young people are successful and that EVANSTON READS.

There are many ways businesses can get involved

  • Involve Evanston youth in internships in your business
    Participate in focus groups or advisory groups to promote job opportunities for Evanston youth
  • Promote reading and literacy at your place of business
  • Provide employees with opportunities to volunteer
  • Fund a Little Library in the community
  • Provide discounts or free gifts to children who read a given number of books
  • Donate in-kind professional or other services to EC2C
  • MOST IMPORTANTLY, HIRE EVANSTON YOUTH