Efforts underway to expand internet access to all in Waukegan and North Chicago: ‘It’s clear it is a fourth utility’

Educators in Waukegan and North Chicago spent last summer scrambling to find a way for every student to have the necessary tools to go to school — using a computer…

Highwood Library Wins Nation’s Top Museum And Library Honor

GFF grantee, Highwood Library, was recently awarded the Institute of Museum and Library Services’ 2021 National Medal for Museum and Libraries. A Patch article, Highwood Library Wins Nation’s Top Museum And…

From birth to career, Illinois students deserve an equitable and adequate education system

COVID-19 has upended the lives and education of children and young people throughout Illinois. As we enter 2021, we will need new ways of thinking and working to ensure our…

NCCP Extended Care and Learning Program Update

Update from North Chicago Community Partners: Today (Janury 28, 2021) is the last planned day of the Extended Care and Learning Program. It has been an absolute honor leading the…