Poetry Heals

Poetry Heals

  Danyla (alias) is a senior at Evanston High School, a participant in Family Focus Evanston’s after-school programs, and an accomplished writer and poet. She has been involved with Family Focus since she was a toddler, when her mother received services....
Healing Care and Hope

Healing Care and Hope

Dear Friends, If you’re like me, watching the news can be overwhelming and leave us feeling hopeless. Every day we see how families are being stretched to their limits all across the country. Worries about the economy, violence and climate change affect the...
Remembering Bernice Weissbourd

Remembering Bernice Weissbourd

Bernice Weissbourd, 99, a researcher and advocate who built on her experience as a Head Start teacher to become a national leader in promoting the critical role of families in their children’s early childhood development, died October 12 at her home in Evanston IL....
The Arevalo Family

The Arevalo Family

In April 2020, the Arevalo family was blessed with the arrival of identical triplets! Three more girls, along with their first daughter who is 7 years old, keep mom, dad, and grandmother busy, with assistance from Family Focus Highland Park. The Arevalos had only...