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Urban Environmentalism: A Panel on Environmental Work in Chicago

September 21, 2017 @ 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm UTC+0

Join DSA Chicago’s Environmental Working Group for an educational panel highlighting organizations that are doing great environmental work right here Chicago. We will be joined by:

Tony Fuller co-chair of the Chicago Sierra Club Executive Committee, The Sierra Club does political and electoral work in Chicago and the state of Illinois to protect our natural spaces, our water and promote clean energy.

Our very own Sean Estelle who works with Rising Tide Chicago, Rising Tide Chicago is affiliated with Rising Tide North America, a network of groups and individuals that use education and direct action to confront the root causes of climate change including racism, white supremacy, and colonialism.

A member of The Social Justice Design Cooperative (JustDesign), The Social Justice Design Cooperative (JustDesign) is a rights-based, anti-oppressive, open source / open access co-op focusing on partnerships with grassroots environmental justice organizations. They offer technical support and strategic collaboration in fighting for public health and corporate accountability.

Jessica Fujan, Midwest Region Director of Food &Water Watch, Food & Water Watch champions healthy food and clean water for all. They stand up to corporations that put profits before people and advocate for a democracy that improves people’s lives and protects our environment.

***We will be working to host a donation drive at this event for local group, The Chicago Period Project, that helps provide menstrual products to women in need in Chicago. Please bring an accepted donation item to the event, if possible. Acceptable items are tampons, feminine pads, underwear, toilet paper, heating pads, adult diapers, panty liners, hand sanitizer, water bottles, baby wipes. ***

Details

Date:
September 21, 2017
Time:
7:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Website:
https://www.facebook.com/events/267758583730303/?acontext=ref4feed_story_type308action_historynull

Organizer

CDSA
Phone:
773-384-0327
Email:
info@chicagodsa.org
Website:
https://dev-chicago-dsa.pantheonsite.io

Venue

In These Times
2040 N. Milwaukee Avenue
Chicago, IL 60647 United States
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Phone:
773-772-0100
Website:
https://www.inthesetimes.com

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