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


October 4, 2016
  • High School Wynner Dinner
    Starts: 6:15 pm
    Ends: October 4, 2016 - 7:15 pm

    Location: Chipotle Mexican Grill, 711 Church Street, Evanston

October 10, 2016
  • All Wynner meeting
    Starts: 6:00 pm
    Ends: October 10, 2016 - 7:15 pm

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

October 14, 2016
  • C.O.P.E. Stuff the Bus!
    Starts: 4:00 pm
    Ends: October 14, 2016 - 8:00 pm

    Location: TBA


    Sign up here for a shift to sort groceries in the afternoon or evening.

October 15, 2016
  • C.O.P.E Stuff the Bus
    Starts: 10:00 am
    Ends: October 15, 2016 - 6:00 pm


    Sign up here for a shift to help distribute groceries during the day.

  • Swap and Sale Volunteering with the Parent Circle
    Starts: 12:30 pm
    Ends: October 15, 2016 - 3:30 pm

    Location: Northminster Presbyterian Church basement, 2515 Central Park Avenue, Evanston


October 18, 2016
  • Wynners visit the Mather
    Starts: 4:15 pm
    Ends: October 18, 2016 - 5:15 pm

    Location: 425 Davis St., Evanston


    Sign up coming soon

October 26, 2016
  • Beth Emet Soup Kitchen
    Starts: 4:00 pm
    Ends: October 26, 2016 - 7:30 pm

    Location: Beth Emet Synagogue, 1224 Dempster Street, Evanston


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.