Daily Herald: Navigators

June 16, 2013 8:43:34 AM PDT
Bothered by the Boy Scouts of America's long-standing policies excluding gay youths and atheists, Elizabeth Vesto of Kildeer wanted her sons involved in an organization she believed in.

So, with the support of a Unitarian church in Palatine, she helped begin the first and only local chapter of Navigators USA, which bills itself as committed to providing a quality - and "intentionally inclusive" - coed scouting experience.

You can read the full story in the Daily Herald's edition from Sunday, June 16, 2013, or online at dailyherald.com.