Jon Teeuwissen brings 35 years of nonprofit expertise to lead Lake County's community foundation
WAUKEGAN – February 5, 2015 – The Lake County Community Foundation announced today that it will spearhead efforts in the county as The Chicago Community Trust launches its Centennial year with the return of On the Table on Tuesday, May 12 – the Trust’s 100th anniversary. An imaginative public square designed to improve communities across the region, On the Table brings together thousands of Chicagoarea residents in small groups to share a meal and discuss ways they can work together to make our communities stronger, safer and more dynamic.
“Where there’s a will, there’s a way” – This old adage is ringing true throughout the classrooms of North Chicago School District 187.
Despite years of poor performance, community concerns and funding issues among one of the largest low-income populations in the state, school district administration officials are finally starting to see green shoots from the seeds of change they’ve planted in the years since the Illinois State Board of Education took oversight of the beleaguered district in 2012.