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

Events and News


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


September 8, 2016
  • High School Wynners meeting
    Starts: 7:45 am
    Ends: September 8, 2016 - 8:25 am

    Location: ETHS Central Library Classroom

September 10, 2016
  • Evanston Farmer's Market Not-for-Profit Day
    Starts: 7:00 am
    Ends: September 10, 2016 - 1:00 pm

    Location: 1800 Maple Ave., Evanston


    Volunteer to man the booth or stop by and say hello!

September 13, 2016
  • 5th - 8th Grade Wynner Welcome meeting
    Starts: 6:00 pm
    Ends: September 13, 2016 - 7:15 pm

    Location: Kingsley School gym, 2300 Green Bay Rd.

September 17, 2016
  • Clark Street Beach clean-up
    Starts: 9:00 am
    Ends: September 17, 2016 - 10:30 am

    Location: Clark Street Beach, Evanston


September 20, 2016
  • Wynners visit the Mather (Senior Home)
    Starts: 4:15 pm
    Ends: September 20, 2016 - 5:15 pm

    Location: Mather Lifeways, 425 Davis St., Evanston


    Confirmation pending
    Sign up here

September 24, 2016
  • Wynners volunteer at The Talking Farm
    Starts: 10:00 am
    Ends: September 24, 2016 - 12:00 pm

    Location: The Talking Farm, 3669 Howard Street, Skokie


September 26, 2016
  • Parent/Board Dinner
    Starts: 6:30 pm
    Ends: September 26, 2016 - 8:30 pm

    Location: Zhivago Restaurant, Gross Point Road, Skokie


    More details coming soon!

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.