Below is a list of local organizations working to address many of the issues raised by E(art)H Chicago-supported artworks. We encourage you to connect with any of them to learn more about and take action on climate change, environmental justice and other important issues.
Serves as a bridge and catalyst among communities and their stakeholders in the design and development of green, self-sustaining, mixed-income, walkable-villages within Black neighborhoods with its Sustainable Square Mile system – designed to ensure that every household can walk-to-work, walk-to-shop, walk-to-learn, walk-to-play, own the businesses and the land, and live the conservation lifestyle.
Representing more than 225 parks in all 77 community areas across the City of Chicago, Park Advisory Councils are the community voice for their neighborhood park, children’s playground, beach or natural area.
Organizes for a healthier community in Little Village and beyond, focused on clean power, public transit, open space and more, organizing with those most impacted by industrialization and climate change.
Fosters awareness, organizes and promotes community action on environmental justice to achieve environmental health and just transition by preventing and reducing pollution and building a green, healthy and sustainable community and environment.
Enhances the quality of life of residents living in communities affected by environmental pollution. PCR educates and advocates for policy and programs in an effort to coordinate with local residents on issues of the environment, health, housing, education, training, neighborhood safety, and economic equity.
Informs and educates all members of the southeast Chicagoland community, including residents, businesses, and leaders, in areas related to the improvement of our neighborhood’s environment. They strive for sustainable development of residential facilities, environmentally friendly and green business practices, and preservation of natural areas that improve the quality of life in the Calumet region.