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Leadership Evanston Welcomes Class of 2024 Marking 32 Years of Local Leadership Development

September 23, 2023

September 23, 2023, Evanston, IL Leadership Evanston welcomes the 2024 learningcohort participants- the program’s 32nd cohort overall. Thisgroup of individualsrepresents a diverse range of talents, backgrounds, and industries, all united by their commitment to making Evanston an even more just, vibrant, and inclusive community. 
Each year, Leadership Evanston selects a cohort of emerging leaders to participate in its comprehensive, 10-monthlearning program. The class is comprised of 29 professionals, and concerned citizens from various neighborhoods and sectors, including business, education, healthcare, nonprofit organizations, and government.Together, they will embark on a hands-on learning experience as they journey through Evanston’s history, economy, government, and local industries.  
“We are excited to welcome this cohort of vibrant fellows! Leadership Evanston cultivates leaders from across the community. As we welcome cohort 32, we uplift our values of inclusion as we recognize and exercise the leadership skills and capabilities in all our participants,” said Karli Butler, Director of Community Leadership. 
About Leadership Evanston 
Leadership Evanston is an intensive ten-month learning experience designed to develop committed local leadersthrough asocially conscious lens. Each cohort journeys through an immersive learning experience about Evanston's history, governance, and economy. Leadership Evanston is brought to you by the Evanston Community Foundation.  
 About Evanston Community Foundation 
Founded in 1986, the Evanston Community Foundation helps Evanston thrive now and forever as a vibrant, inclusive, and equitable Evanston, where every member can thrive. Through grants, training, and making connections, we enable Evanston nonprofits and community organizations to deliver their mission more effectively. We leverage the generosity of our donors, so their charitable giving can have the greatest impact on our community. We are invested in Evanston now, forever, and for everyone. 
Media Contact:  
 Akilah Wilson 
 847-241-4826 ext. 1014