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Our Action Teams

While the key work of Evanston Cradle to Career involves ALL of our partner organizations working differently to advance the initiative's priorities through mutually reinforcing activities, we also work with partner organizations and community members collaboratively through three Action Teams focused on advancing equity in Evanston. 


Strong start to kindergarten action Team

Ensure children are ready for kindergarten, all families are ready to support their children's learning, and schools are ready for children. 

  • Workforce and Professional Development 
  • Early Identification and Early Action
  • Family Supports

Social Determinants of Health, 5th ward

Improve equitable access to resources community members need to flourish. 

  • Health and Wellness
  • Economic Justice

Prepared for Adult Life

Invest in workforce development and career pipelines for community members to build pathways to high quality employment opportunities.

  • High School
  • Economic Justice 


Action Team Members