The Illinois Political Action Committee for Education (IPACE), the independent political action branch of the Illinois Education Association, has endorsed Eamon Kelly in the Democratic primary for the state house district representing Evanston.
The Evanston community continues to show its support for Judge Geary Kull in his bid to become judge in Cook County’s 9th Judicial Subcircuit with endorsements from both Evanston Mayor Elizabeth Tisdahl and former Evanston mayor Lorraine Morton.
Judge Kull also received endorsements from many other Evanston leaders:
School for Little Children offers winter session music classes with Jeanie B for children 1 - 5 accompanied by an adult. Singing, dancing, finger play, musical instruments and other props create a group musical setting that features original music, traditional tunes, and old favorites.
An exhibit about the culture of Native peoples of the Northwest Coast, coinciding with the Vancouver 2010 Winter Olympics, will open on Saturday, January 23, at the Mitchell Museum of the American Indian, 3001 Central St., Evanston.
Well, another winter break is over and just as District 65 students were settling back into class, they were dismissed early today so teachers could participate in professional development training.
I’m voting for Eamon Kelly for 18th District State Representative for one simple reason: he impressed me with his vision, his passion, his knowledge, and his love for our community when I met him last summer.
Like the NU Wildcats coming back against the Auburn Tigers, Evanston's branch libraries have survived numerous budgets. But ultimately, the Wildcats lost and the branches most likely will fall to the current budget crisis. Emails are flying back and forth with requests for volunteers and arguments about the valuable services the branches give to our community.
The Illinois chapter of Progressive Democrats of America, the Coalition of Black Trade Unionists, and the Illinois Coalition for Honest Government have announced their endorsement of Jeff Smith for State Representative in the 18th District.
This January marks the beginning of a year-long series of celebrations for the McGaw YMCA in Evanston, in commemoration of its 125th anniversary year.
M. Kathleen McDonald, an Evanston resident with wide-ranging professional experience in museum management and operations, has been named executive director of Evanston’s Mitchell Museum of the American Indian, an independent, not-for-profit educational institution focusing on the history and living cultures of North America’s Native peoples.
Former Illinois Comptroller and State Sen. Dawn Clark Netsch has endorsed Robyn Gabel for state representative in the 18th District.
Stressing the importance of electing lawmakers who will fight for schools in Springfield, the Illinois Federation of Teachers has endorsed Eamon Kelly for 18th District State Representative in the February primary.
The Sierra Club, the largest environmental organization in Illinois, has endorsed Jeff Smith in the Democratic primary for State Representative in the 18th District.
The club endorsement followed review of a detailed questionnaire, in-depth candidate interviews and approval at both the local and state level.
About 60 health-care professionals have endorsed Robyn Gabel for state representative in the 18th District.
Gabel is one of five Democrats running to replace Julie Hamos, who is running for Congress.
Citing the need for reform in Springfield, Cook County Commissioner Larry Suffredin has thrown his support to Eamon Kelly for State Representative in the 18th District election. Kelly, an education reformer and former Chief-of-Staff of the Illinois State Board of Education, is seeking the Democratic nomination for the seat.