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Your contribution helps us pay for the nutritious food, drinks and supplies at the hospitality center, warming centers, and soup kitchens. Additional support goes toward events that promote interfaith dialogue…

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Services

We express our shared values through direct services, including soup kitchens, warming centers, an emergency overnight shelter, a hospitality center, free fresh produce distribution in partnership with The Great Chicago Food Depository’s Producemobile.

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Advocacy

The Education & Advocacy Committee monitors local and national initiatives impacting hunger and homelessness, and recommends political actions for contacting legislators and policymakers. Public Gatherings provide a venue for volunteers, supporters and others who care about ending hunger and homelessness.

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Dialogue

By creating safe spaces for peaceful non-confrontational dialogue, Interfaith Action of Evanston brings people together to build relationships and understanding across faith boundaries. We continue to learn from each other by exploring the varied traditions and beliefs that make up the diverse community in which we live and serve.

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Affordable Housing in New Developments

A number of supporters of the interfaith Action of Evanston Advocacy Team joined with others to speak at the September 13th City Plan Commission. Our goal at that meeting was to ensure that, if the proposed Albion Residential development on Sherman Ave and Lake St. were approved, it would include a maximum number of affordable units. WE WERE VERY CLEAR THAT WE WERE NEITHER ADVOCATING FOR OR AGAINST THE DEVELOPMENT'S APPROVAL. There were many good arguments both for and against the proposed development, and we advocate strongly for the creation…