UNITY Annual Scholarship Tea (Virtual) Awards
Sunday, June 26, 2022, at 4:00 pm
OPEN TO THE PUBLIC. (Link below)
The Evanston/North Shore Branch is part of the UNITY Scholarship Committee made up of 25 Black organizations giving over $60,000 of scholarships to Black Evanston high school graduates and Continuing Education college students.
Juneteenth Opal's National Walk for Freedom
Celebrating the first anniversary of the federal Juneteenth holiday with Opal Lee, the grandmother of Juneteenth and Nobel Peace Prize nominee.
The parade will start route at 10 a.m. staging at the Robert Crown Center area lot. Parade will travel down Dodge street and end at the Civic Center parking lot (Ingraham Park) with additional festivities food and vendors.
Saturday, June 18, 2022
Reparations Reconciliation & Repair
Community Launch Event for Evanston’s Interfaith Reparations Effort
Monday June 13, 12:00
1601 Sherman Ave., Evanston IL
Celebrating 90 years of William ‘Bill’ Logan Jr.
Lorraine H Morton Civic Center
2100 Ridge Ave, Evanston, IL 60201
Friday June 24
6pm Social Hour
7 pm Program
Livestream available- Details to Follow
Honorary Street Naming for Chief Bill Logan, Evanston’s first Black police chief whose primary goal was to make Evanston a safe and equitable place for all.
My City, Your City, Our City Block Party
Saturday, June 25
1:00 PM - 10:00 PM
Naming to take place around 2 pm.
Main Street and McDaniel Avenue
Evanston, Illinois 60202
Racial Equity Survey - City of Evanston
The City of Evanston's Equity and Empowerment Commission is seeking community input on issues of racial injustice through its first-ever community racial equity survey. https://tinyurl.com/EECSurvey2022EN
La Comisión de Equidad y Empoderamiento de Evanston está buscando aportes de la comunidad sobre temas de injusticia racial a través de su primera encuesta comunitaria de equidad racial. https://tinyurl.com/EECSurvey2022SP
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