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July 10, 2019

A4A Community Building Grants--Golf

A 15-year-old ETHS student was awarded an Advocate for Action Community Building Grant to expose middle school students of color to golf. Read More 

June 20, 2019

Resilient Evanston Dinner Marks 3rd In Series

Hope you will join us for the: Resilient Evanston Spring Community Dinner 5:30-8:00 PM Wednesday, June 19th First United Methodist Church 516 Church St, Evanston, IL 60201 Continuing the conversation from our Fall and Winter Community Dinners, we will be focusing this talk on th Read More 

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