Get Involved

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. 

Blacks in Green

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.

Chicago Park District Advisory Councils

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.

Friends of the Parks

Inspires, equips, and mobilizes a diverse Chicago to ensure an equitable park system for a healthy Chicago.

Grow Greater Englewood

Empowers residents to create wellness and wealth via green businesses.

Illinois Environmental Council

Advances public policies that create clean air, clean water and healthy communities.

Little Village Environmental Justice Organization (LVEJO)

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.

Neighbors for Environmental Justice

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.

People For Community Recovery

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.

Pilsen Environmental Rights & Reform Organization (PERRO)

Spreads awareness about environmental justice and works to make Pilsen a healthier place to live, work, and raise children.

Southeast Environmental Task Force

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.

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