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  • July 29, 2020

    John Lewis’s Loving Light

    Moran Center Executive Director Patrick Keenan-Devlin recently wrote this piece reflecting on the late Congressman John Lewis’ visit to Chicago/Evanston, Illinois in 2018.

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  • June 2, 2020

    Moran Center condemns structural racism and supports Black Americans

    How we act, and not what we write or say, will ultimately demonstrate our commitments and affirmations.

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  • March 13, 2020

    Continuing to Build Justice during COVID-19

    Dear Friends: I wanted to take a moment to share with you the steps that the Moran Center for Youth Advocacy has taken and is taking to ensure the safety of our clients and staff during the present outbreak.  The Moran Center has instituted flexible workplace policies effective until further notice to slow the spread …

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  • February 28, 2020

    Moran Center’s Virtual Night of (Re)Building Justice: Thank You!

    Thank you to everyone who joined us during our virtual gala on May 21st.  We appreciated the opportunity to share how we at the Moran Center “build justice” for youth and families. We hope you enjoyed the insightful and thought-provoking discussion with our honorees and Pulitzer Prize finalists Earlonne Woods and Nigel Poor of Ear Hustle. It truly was …

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  • January 22, 2020

    Moran Center Receives $25,000 Grant from Access to Justice

    The Moran Center for Youth Advocacy is pleased to announce that it has received a $25,000 grant from Access to Justice.

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  • November 6, 2019

    Directors’ Showcase: Dr. David Soglin

    Dr. David Soglin is an Evanston resident and the Chief Medical Officer for La Rabida Children’s Hospital. For his entire medical career, Dr. David Soglin has been taking care of and advocating for underserved, under resourced dis-invested communities. He considers his service to the board of the Moran Center an extension of his life-long work …

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  • November 1, 2019

    Nonprofits Meet to Form a Safety Net for Evanston’s Youth and Families

    By Wendi Kromash of the Evanston Review   On Oct. 4, approximately 60 people from nine youth-service non-profit organizations in Evanston gathered in the gym of the Levy Senior Center to meet one another, talk about their respective organizations, and start building connections as colleagues. Sponsored by Evanston Cradle to Career, the meeting was spearheaded …

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  • October 30, 2019

    School-Based Civil Legal Clinic Workshop

    The Moran Center for Youth Advocacy’s School-Based Civil Legal Clinic (“SBCLC”) provides students’ families in Evanston/Skokie School District 65 with free legal advice and representation regarding a wide variety of issues impacting the students’ ability to stay in and succeed in school. This upcoming workshop will help pro bono attorneys learn how to conduct comprehensive, …

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  • September 4, 2019

    Moran Center unveils new office space

    By Wendi Kromash of the Evanston Roundtable   Sept. 14 brought a crowd of friends and supporters to the new office of the Moran Center for Youth Advocacy, 1900A Dempster St. The event featured kudos and thanks to the numerous local vendors who donated much of the labor and materials to make the office seem …

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  • August 28, 2019


    School-Based Civil Legal Clinic Flyer New Hours School-Based Civil Legal Clinic Flyer (in Spanish) New Hours

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