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  • September 10, 2012

    Partnership for Peace Program Launched

    On August 25, 2012, the Moran Center launched a new program with the Evanston Police Department. This program will bring teens and police officers together for activities and relationship building.

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  • April 24, 2012

    May 6, 2012 – Stories from the Lighthouse!

    Join us for our event!

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  • April 17, 2012

    Expungement Expo A Success!

    The James B. Moran Center for Youth Advocacy, the Youth Job Center, the City of Evanston and the Office of Cook County Commissioner Larry Suffredin partnered to co-host the Second Annual Northern Cook County Expungement Expo at the Evanston Public Library on Saturday, April 14, 2012. The event was a huge success with over 130 …

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  • November 15, 2011

    Expungement Desks Helps Hundreds

    By Brittany Estell (Legal Fellow) We are living in a tough economy where market for jobs is tense and competitive. In such an aggressive environment, every potential employee’s goal is to have his resume stand out and his background spotless! No one wants an employer to simply deny their application on the basis of a …

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  • November 8, 2011

    Welcome to our new website!!

    Welcome to the new online home of the James B. Moran Center for Youth Advocacy! Check back often for more news, success stories and information on upcoming events!! We’d love your feedback!

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  • Staff Spotlight: Andrea Lubelfeld

    Andrea Lubelfeld, Senior Staff Attorney at the James B. Moran Center for Youth Advocacy, represents our clients who have cases in Juvenile Court. She has over 20 years of practice as a criminal defense attorney. Prior to joining the Moran Center staff, Andrea served in the Juvenile, Felony Trial and Multiple Defendants Divisions of the …

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  • Informational Expungement Expo

    WEDNESDAY, JUNE 1, 2011 First Informational Expungement Expo Draws 150 Attorneys Michael Roche and Tom Verdun assist a participant at the Expo. The first annual Northern Cook County Informational Expungement Expo drew over 150 people to the Levy Senior Center in Evanston on Saturday, May 21st, 2011. The Expo was a free event, open to …

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  • November 7, 2011

    Staff Spotlight: Kathy Lyons

    Kathy Lyons talks with her colleagues at the Moran Center office. Kathy Lyons, the Moran Center’s Senior Staff Attorney, Special Education Legal Advocacy Project, advocates for parents of students in Evanston school disctricts 65 and 202, helping them to, in her words, “work with the schools(s) to secure appropriate special education services” for their children. …

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