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News and Events

 

Auxiliary Board Spring

Our Winnetka Board hosted its annual coffee wrapping in April. In May, our North Shore Board will host a Mother’s Day gift room and our Evanston Board will host a luncheon for mothers of ECE children. Learn more about our auxiliary boards here!

 

AmeriCorps Project YES! Seeking New Members

AmeriCorps Project YES! has a 20-year history at the Settlement. Are you a young person interested in public service? Learn more here.

 

Adventure Stage Presents

Fast Food Chain

Adventure Stage Chicago invites you to attend the debut of its new play, Fast Food Chain. Performances run from April 26 through May 18th.  Learn more here!

 

Board Member of the Month

This month, we are honoring Robert “Bob” Best, Vice Chairman of the Board. Bob has served on the board since 1999 and was a past Chairman. He is a former partner at K&L Gates and resides in Evanston with his wife Katherine.

Nurture | Educate | Inspire

For 127 years, Northwestern Settlement has served its Chicago neighbors through a variety of programs that nurture, educate and inspire the American dream.

 

NURTURE

The Food Pantry and Supportive Services help meet our families’ immediate needs in a variety of ways: providing food, health screenings and educational opportunities on money management, budgeting, and translation services.

The Settlement’s After School program offers school readiness and recreational activities for children ages 5-12 in a safe environment before and after the school day.

The Family CARES Center provides counseling to children and families in the Settlement’s Early Childhood education and Rowe Elementary communities.

 
 

EDUCATE

Rowe Elementary and the Early Childhood Education collaborate on instruction to ensure that Early Childhood graduates who enter Rowe Elementary are kinder-ready and do not lose momentum as they make their transition.

The Gold Star and NAEYC accredited Early Childhood Education (ECE) program at the Settlement, integrates responsive care into a research-based curriculum known as the “creative curriculum”, aimed at developing social-emotional, physical, cognition, literacy, mathematics, science, technology and language acquisition skills.

 

INSPIRE

Our nationally recognized Adventure Stage Chicago develops arts programming that is an integral part of our curriculum through creative play and performances.

The House In The Wood Camp in Delavan, WI, provides residential camping experiences for families during the summer months and outdoor education for students during the school year.

AmeriCorps Project YES! connects caring adults with youth in and around West Town. Members serve the community through mentorship, educational, service, artistic, and recreational activities. Additionally, members develop their professional trajectory through their experience and professional development sessions throughout their service year.