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Getting Green Things Done With City Government Workshop

Posted by Ron Wolford -

Chicago Civics 101: Getting (Green) Things Done with City Government
A political education and organizing workshop

Saturday, June 28
10AM - 1PM
Chicago Center for Green Technology:445 North Sacramento Blvd.

Learn how the city works from the people who do it everyday! Work more effectively and strategically with aldermen, ward staff, and city departments to get green things done and build the healthy neighborhood food systems we envision. This three-hour workshop will provide tools, insights, and guidance - and a chance to converse with policy makers about ways we can help them to help us, help each other.

Facilitated by:
Katy Hogan, Founder/Owner, Heartland Cafe
with Martha Boyd, Angelic Organics Learning Center's Urban Initiative in Chicago

Panel Members include:
Alderman Manny Flores, 1st ward
Alderman Toni Foulkes, 15th ward
Jay Rowell, Office of the City Clerk

Workshop Fee: $10
Includes handouts, light refreshments

SPACE IS LIMITED - REGISTRATION IS REQUIRED!
Register online or RSVP to chicago@learngrowconnect.org

Co-sponsored by Angelic Organics Learning Center, the Chicago Food Policy Advisory Council, and Heartland Cafe, with the participation of the Office of the City Clerk.

Note on Parking:
Due to the Green Corps event from 9-11:30AM, the CCGT Parking Lot will be packed when you arrive for the workshop - If you drive, continue back to the gravel area behind the Parking Lot - Or, ride your bike - Or, take public transportation!

Martha Boyd

Program Director, Urban Initiative (Chicago)

Angelic Organics Learning Center

Chicago Office: 6400 South Kimbark Avenue

Chicago, IL 60637

773.288.5462 office

773.344.7198 mobile

425.969.0317 fax

Angelic Organics Learning Center helps urban and rural people build local food systems. To find out more, visit www.learngrowconnect.org.


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