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About the Project

In 2011, the Institute of Cultural Affairs (ICA) launched a citywide project called accelerate77, aimed at accelerating grassroots sustainability initiatives throughout Chicago’s 77 community areas. The project did this by identifying the initiatives and connecting them to one another, resource providers, and policy makers in a city-wide Sharing Approaches that Work Conference. The accelerate77 project has led to the formation of the Chicago Sustainability Leaders Network (CSLN). As the organizing sponsor of the network, ICA is currently engaging members of the CSLN, a network of local activists and community organizations/organizers throughout Chicago, in collaborative change making efforts.

 


 

Close Out the Year with CSLN and Field Museum

Field Museum
1400 S Lake Shore Dr
Tuesday, December 3rd
5:30 pm – 7:30 pm
RSVP HERE

Chicago Sustainability Leaders Network (CSLN) is heading to the Field Museum for our last meeting of the year. Join us as we reflect on our accomplishments of 2019 and plan ahead for 2020.

 

 

Network Meeting Recap

September Meeting Seeks Synergy Among Working Groups

“What brought you here tonight?” asked ICA Program Manager Caitlin Sarro of the group that gathered near the dusk of September 26th at the Gold Dome Fieldhouse in Garfield Park. This simple question carries the powerful assumption that each person has their own reason for coming to a Chicago Sustainability Leaders Network (CSLN) meeting. Beyond those reasons are deeper values and motivations, the interaction of which has helped CSLN remain a dynamic, emergent network for nearly six years...
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Collaborative Events Recap

Nourish (comm)Unity Gets a Fresh Perspective on Bronzeville

“Bronzeville is an extraordinary community filled with precious cultural artifacts and historic locations where many of our community’s best and brightest have walked, talked, laughed, and cried,” read the program guide created by Bronzeville Alliance for the second event in this year’s Nourish (comm)Unity series. On the afternoon of September 21st, participants on the FRESH Bronzeville environmental tour not only walked, talked, and laughed: they also biked...

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