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snapshot Evanston

Snapshot Evanston is a once a year intensive “Evanston in a Day”. We will follow CDC guidelines due to Covid and hopefully be back on the tour bus this year.

Snapshot Evanston is a dynamic program designed to help local residents and Evanston-based employees better understand how our community was shaped and both its assets and challenges.

in a day — introduction to Evanston

Join Evanston's Leadership and Training Director Jennifer Moran and other ECF staff members. The day will include:

  • An overview of Evanston history.
  • A bus tour highlighting important trends and developments in Evanston.
  • Panel discussions with knowledgeable Evanston leaders.

An information-rich overview of Evanston for a wide-variety of attendees from newcomers to the community to longtime residents and employees. "Every business owner in Evanston should attend Snapshot," says Dick Peach, lifelong resident and business leader who found the program valuable.

do you know these places? what's in store for you?

Jennifer Moran, photographed around town at some of the stops on the tour.

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Snapshot is available in two formats:

Public Program. Snapshot Evanston is offered once a year to the general public in October.

Custom-Designed Sessions. Snapshot Evanston is available throughout the year as a custom-designed program for organizations, businesses, and institutions seeking to provide their members, volunteers or staff with community information and insight. Programs have been offered for the Woman's Club of Evanston board, Northwestern's Center for Civic Engagement, Kellogg School of Business students, and Mather Lifeways residents. To talk about a possible custom program email ECF staff.