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May 9, 2019

EC2C Advocates for Action Continue to Build Community by Investing in Neighborhood

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On May 9 Evanston Cradle to Career (EC2C) and Advocates for Action, a community leadership council formed by EC2C awarded its second round of community-building grants to eight individuals or neighborhood, volunteer-based groups. The grants were announced at a community celebration event attended by over 70 Evanston residents at the Gibbs-Morrison Cultural Center. Read More 

March 5, 2019

EC2C Shares Progress on Early Childhood

EC2C Executive Director discussed coordinated efforts through its collective impact initiative to improve kindergarten readiness in Evanston. Read More 

November 5, 2018

EC2C Leverages Funds to Support Partner Collaborations

Evanston Cradle to Career (EC2C) was recently awarded over $178,000 from the United Way of Metropolitan Chicago to advance its vision for all Evanston youth, by age 23, to find their path toward a healthy, fulfilling, productive life. EC2C is one of 16 United Way of Metropolitan Chicago’s Neighborhood Networks and involves over 40 local partner organizations working collectively to make instituti… Read More 

August 12, 2018

Raising Latinx Voices in Evanston, Learning the Community’s Needs

Evanston Cradle to Career is proud to partner with leaders from Evanston’s Latinx community for Convivencia Latina. On Friday, August 10, about 80 Evanston residents came out to Gibbs-Morrison Cultural Center to enjoy family fun and engage in important conversations about the needs, concerns and opportunities facing the Latinx community, Evanston’s fastest growing population. Read More 

August 8, 2018

EC2C Focuses on Systems Change

The Evanston Roundtable reports on the EC2C Quarterly Partners Meeting focused on building a greater understanding among partners of systems change. Read More 

June 15, 2018

Mayor's Employer Advisory Council Begins!

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EC2C pitched in to help startup Evanston Mayor's Employers Council which aims to improve and develop sustainable career pathways for Evanston high school students seeking careers that do not require a four-year college degree. Read More