Helping Wynners develop leadership skills and a deep sense of responsibility for improving their communities

Events and News


Save the date!!
February 11, 2017

The JWF Annual Red Tie Benefit will be on February 11, 2017.  More details soon.


The JWLA retreat at Camp Duncan was August 12th-14th, 2016.

52 Wynners, ranging from 5th – 11th grade attended the JWLA  Camp Retreat.  They spent the weekend getting to know one another, doing team building activities and planning the upcoming program year.  For pictures of the weekend, go to our Facebook page


The 29th Annual Justin Wynn Awards Brunch was held on Sunday, May 1.

To see the article and photo of the new Wynners in the Evanston RoundTable, CLICK HERE














Our Calendar


December 3, 2016
  • She is Code Tech Drive Volunteering
    Starts: 10:30 am
    Ends: December 3, 2016 - 5:00 pm

    Location: Fleetwood-Jourdain Community Center, 1655 Foster Street, Evanston


December 6, 2016
  • A Just Harvest Community Kitchen
    Starts: 4:00 pm
    Ends: December 6, 2016 - 6:45 pm

    Location: 7649 North Paulina Street, Chicago


    Volunteer to serve food; open to any age Wynner
    Sign up here

December 8, 2016
  • High School Wynner meeting
    Starts: 7:45 am
    Ends: December 8, 2016 - 8:25 am

    Location: ETHS Central Library Classroom

December 13, 2016
  • 5th-8th Grade Wynner meeting
    Starts: 6:15 pm
    Ends: December 13, 2016 - 7:30 pm

    Location: Kingsley School gym, 2300 Green Bay Road, Evanston

December 19, 2016
  • All Wynner Holiday Party
    Starts: 6:00 pm
    Ends: December 19, 2016 - 8:00 pm

    Location: Curt's Cafe South, 1813 Dempster St., Evanston


    Sign up here by December 8

Justin Wynn Fund 


Our vision is to create leaders who improve their communities and inspire those around them to do the same.

The Justin Wynn Leadership Academy (JWLA) is a collaborative leadership and community improvement program which partners with many organizations around the city.