In a presentation to a Reparations Subcommittee meeting Friday, a Los Angeles-based real estate broker urged that Evanston use its planned reparation fund to make grants to prospective home buyers to lower or eliminate their required downpaym
City staff and members of two city boards debated how strongly to ascribe differences in neighborhood environmental quality measures to racial discrimination during an Evanston Civic Center meeting Thursday evening.
Evanston's Environment Board and the Equity and Empowerment Commission will hold a joint meeting Thursday to review a draft of a resolution advocates hope the City Council will adopt supporting environmental justice in the city.
The head of the Evanston City Council's Reparations Subcommittee, Alderman Robin Rue Simmons, 5th Ward, has outlined a scheduled for the committee that calls for completing its work of devising a plan for implementing the reparations program by th
How zoning impedes affordable housing and whether rezoning could help provide reparations for past discrimination became a topic of discussion at Friday's meeting of the Evanston City Council's Reparations Subcommittee.
Evanston aldermen voted this week to get the City Council's Reparations Subcommittee back up to its original size of three aldermen -- but decided not to expand the membership to include outside experts.
With a documentary video crew from New York recording the session, Evanston's City Council Reparations Subcommittee met this noon to consider adding new members and the types of programs it will seek to develop.