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The Forrest E. Powell Foundation’s WE Program strives to promote the full potential of Evanston youth. Our vision becomes reality with the support of strong and effective partnerships. In all aspects of our programming, we seek collaboration to yield optimal opportunities for deserving students.


The City of Evanston’s Youth and Young Adult Division

The City of Evanston's Youth and Young Adult division was established to provide opportunities for Evanston's youth and young adults to become active and productive citizens of the community.

Evanston Chamber of Commerce

Whether you are someone searching for a local business or a community-minded business looking for resources to do business better, the Evanston Chamber of Commerce makes it easy for you to get connected!

Evanston Township High School

ETHS dedicates itself to educating all students to their fullest potential. This commitment embodies respect for the differences in students and staff social, economic, cultural, linguistic, intellectual, racial, educational, and religious backgrounds.

Evanston Youth Job Center

Youth Job Center has been providing job-readiness training and support to youth for more than 33 years. Today, YJC serves over 1700 youth per year across Evanston, Chicago, and Cook County through its job preparation and placement programs. 

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First Bank & Trust Evanston

We provide financial services to help our customers achieve their goals while making our communities better places in which to live – now and for future generations.

Oakton Community College

With more than 2,500 course offerings each term, Oakton Community College offers a wealth of educational options in the heart of Chicago’s northern suburbs. From degree programs to courses, Oakton has something for everyone. 


Pivot Point International

At Pivot Point® International, we believe it’s our responsibility to evolve hair and beauty education, challenging the status quo. 

Youth & Opportunities United

Y.O.U. empowers youth to succeed in school, in the workplace, and in life. Academic success and career success are the most direct and cost-effective route for teens to escape the cycle of poverty. All Y.O.U. programs focus on empowering teens to succeed.