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Environmental Justice Roundtable

We hope everyone will join us for the second annual Race-Class-Environment Roundtable on Wednesday, January 27th at the Office of Multicultural Student Affairs at 5710 S. Woodlawn.  As the site of CKP’s new Timuel D. Black Edible Arts Garden, 5710 is the perfect location for this environmental justice roundtable, which we are presenting in partnership […]

Timuel D. Black Edible Arts Garden Dedication Ceremony


Interactive Workshop & Discussion Strategies for Encouraging Urban Kids and Families to Get Outside and Play     Friday, June 27, 2008 10:00 am -12:00 noon Garfield Park Conservatory 300 North Central Park Ave. Chicago, Illinois 60624-1945   The workshop will focus on … Recognizing the Barriers Creating Outdoor Play Opportunities Supporting Unstructured Play Ideas […]

The Humanities in Difficult Circumstances – A Conference Featuring the Darfur/Sudan Clemente Course Faculty

Please join us for a remarkable conference about the situation of the humanities in Darfur/Sudan. Our discussion will feature a number of distinguished individuals prominently involved with the Clemente Course in the Humanities being run in Darfur/Sudan for people who have been displaced by the conflict there and will touch on some of the Environmental […]

Celebrate Earth Week at the First Annual CKP Tree In!

Join us for an unusual celebration of Earth Week, as the Civic Knowledge Project and the Green Campus Initiative conduct a campus “Tree In,” featuring urban forester and tree litigation expert Mark Duntemann. Enjoy free food and free trees! This is your opportunity to learn just what the trees on campus do for you! When: […]

The Burnham Plan Centennial

Program Partner Network Meeting: New Partners Welcome! With the Burnham Plan Centennial just a year away, plans are increasingly taking shape, and we now have more than 200 program partners. The meeting is especially designed to inform new partners about the Centennial and how plans for the region-wide celebration that builds upon the success of […]

SAVE THE DATE: What is Civic Knowledge Workshops

Dear Sustainability Partners, Just a note to ask you to remember that the CKP workshops – What is Civic Knowledge? – will be held the evenings of April 2nd and April 9th from 6:30-9pm, location TBA (but on the campus of the University of Chicago). We will be working on incorporating more sustainability related theater […]

Opening reception on Feb. 20th

Dear SustPartners–We are moving very quickly with our website and calendar for Partnering for a Sustainable Chicago. Everything should be up and running by the time of our opening reception on Feb. 20th. Please do make every effort to join us for the reception, since this will be a great opportunity to network and plan […]

SAVE THE DATE: Our First Networking Event, February 20th!

Dear Friends of Partnering for Sustainable Chicago, Partnering will be hosting its first networking event on February 20th, 2008! You are invited to come and hear Jack Spicer, Ken Dunn of the Resource Center and Edith Makra of the Morton Arboretum speak to the need for Green Belt type awareness and local community organizing and […]