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Fresh Energy: A Midwest Climate Advocacy Leader
Minnesota-based Fresh Energy has been a leader in climate advocacy for more than 30 years, playing a significant role in what it calls “speeding Minnesota and the Midwest’s transition to a clean energy economy.”
They Got NEXT — Chicago Sinfonietta Celebrates 35 Years
During the height of the COVID-19 pandemic, the Chicago Sinfonietta, like so many organizations, was forced to reimagine itself, pivoting programming and performances to a fully virtual space.
Congo Square Play Promotes Healing, Catharsis in Chicago
Congo Square Theatre is an ensemble dedicated to producing transformative work rooted in the African Diaspora. For 20 years it has committed to telling stories by and for Black people.
Congo Square Theatre Company
Achieving Equity in Lead Poisoning Prevention Policy Making
Across the United States, advocates and policy makers are creating policies to prevent lead exposure and poisoning.
An Equitable Water Future: Opportunities for the Great Lakes Region
At the Joyce Foundation, we understand that our region’s vitality depends on clean water in our lakes and streams, in our homes, and where we work.
Opportunities for Addressing Lead in Drinking Water in the Great Lakes
his report was prepared to provide funders in the Great Lakes region with an overview of critical issues surrounding lead in drinking water and specific strategies that could be used to address those issues and reduce lead exposure through drinking water.
Addressing Nutrient Pollution in Our Nation’s Waters: The Role of a Statewide Utility
Nutrient pollution is a complex and massive problem for our nation’s waters. It is a challenge for many different bodies of water across many different regions, but the responses to nutrient pollution have been siloed and fragmented.
10 Policies to Prevent and Respond to Childhood Lead Exposure
The Pew Charitable Trusts authored an extensive report on the lead risks communities face.