Please see our Summer 2018 newsletter showcasing our partnerships with Evanston civic leaders, non-profits, businesses, schools, and local residents. Our Neighborhood News shares the work of individuals and programs that strengthen the connection between our University and our city.
This summer, we highlight:
- Ready to Work: The University's Offices of Neighborhood and Community Relations and Human Resources hosted a job readiness workshop and career fair that focused on expanding employment opportunities for local residents.
- Community Clean-Up: This April, sustainNU held a variety of Earth Month events to show how Northwestern is working with the City of Evanston and community members to become more sustainable.
- A Jump-Start on Learning: Students in the Jumpstart program dedicate 300 hours of service per year to delivering research based language, literacy, and social-emotional development curriculum to children in Evanston and Chicago.
- Evanston's 1st Ward: Evanston's First Ward is home to a diverse population of all ages.
- Eric Chin, Commander of Police Services: Chin oversees police operations on the Evanston campus, including patrol, investigations, and professional standards.
We also invite you to join us for events open to the public:
- Community Picnic
Saturday, 7/21, 3:00-6:00 PM, Norris University Center
Join us for free food and entertainment for the whole family at our third annual community picnic.
- Run for Walk
Sunday, 7/29, 7:30 AM
Choose a 4.1 mile run through Evanston, a 5K walk, a youth mile, or the kid's race -- and finish on the 50 yard line at Ryan Field. Registration includes a ticket to a home football game against Duke or Akron.
- Moana at Ryan Field
Thursday, 8/2, 7:00 PM, Ryan Field
Bring the whole family to a free movie night! The film, rated PG< follows an adventurous teenager on a daring mission to save her family.
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