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July 27, 2016

Parent Ambassador Event and Cradle to Career Meeting

The Parent Ambassadors are a group of interested parents convened by the Community Engagement Team to provide community guidance to EC2C’s Summer Learning Initiative. The Ambassadors identified a need for opportunities for parents and kids to come together around literacy activities. Read More 

May 11, 2016


Everybody Reads Book Drive Evanston Cradle to Career (EC2C) is kicking off its first annual Summer Learning Initiative to increase literacy and combat summer learning loss. Read More 

May 11, 2016

Talk, Read, Sing

New Early Literacy Initiative Aims to Narrow the "Word Gap" Evanston Cradle to Career, announces Talk, Read, Sing, an early childhood literacy initiative that provides digital tools to parents and caregivers for encouraging brain development and a healthy learning environment for our younge Read More 

May 2, 2016

EC2C response to Evanston Now article "Gap meet: many complaints, few solutions"

The Achievement Gap is a Community Problem that We All Must Own As the Operations Team of Evanston Cradle to Career, an initiative mentioned in your article, we wanted to both clarify our purpose and to raise concern about some of the conclusions your article suggests. Read More 

February 18, 2016

EC2C Making Progress...

Thank you to everyone who attended the EC2C Retreat at the end of January. EC2C is committed to the children and all residents of Evanston. Read more about our current work in the article from the Evanston RoundTable. Read More 

January 25, 2016

D65 Board Meeting Adds to Sense of Urgency

The most recent District 65 School Board Meeting highlighted frustration with the entrenched problems underlying the achievement gap, reinforcing the urgency of the work of Evanston Cradle to Career. Read More