ECF JOINS FORCES WITH LOCAL ORGANIZATIONS TO PROVIDE NON-PARTISAN TRAINING FOR LOCAL ELECTIONS IN APRIL 2023
October 10, 2022 | For Immediate Release
Evanston, IL-The Evanston Community Foundation (the Community Foundation) -in partnership with local organizations- has launched their Public Service Challenge (PSC) video series designed to educate individuals interested in running in the April 2023 election for Evanston City Council or District 65 or 202 School Board election.
Since its inception in 2000, PSC has been organized by a coalition of civic-minded organizations to help community members who are interested in running for elected office understand the role, responsibility, and expectations of the elected position. The Public Service Challenge Video Series also provides training on effective campaign management; and can be viewed by anyone, at any time, on the Community Foundation's website at evanstonforever.org.
Additionally, community members can tune in to EC2C Advocates for Action 2.0’s Community Coffee Facebook Live on October 22, at 10 am to learn more about school board service, and how to run a low-cost, local campaign directly from experienced former school board members, and campaign consultants.
About the Community Foundation
Helping Evanston thrive as a vibrant, inclusive, and equitable community, the Evanston Community Foundation builds, connects, and distributes resources and knowledge through local organizations for the common good.
About Public Service Challenge
Public Service Challenge (PSC) is a non-partisan training offered, in partnership, for each election cycle to support and educate ANY interested individual who is looking to run for a city office or the school board. Below are a series of training videos for the 2022-2023 election cycle. These videos are a rich resource for anyone seeking training about local elections.