End Plastic Pollution Discussion

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This discussion will focus on the problem of single-use plastics (framed by the movie The Story of Plastic) and how we can be part of the solution (framed by the Shedd Aquarium's new initiative "Let's Shedd Plastic"). Registrants for the Feb. 3 event will receive a link to screen the movie approximately two weeks before the event, which may be viewed on your own anytime before the Feb. 3 discussion. This event is co-hosted by local...

Keeping Communities Together

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The Obama Presidential Center and its Neighbors   Every town and neighborhood has a distinct history and “feel.”  People often live in the same place for generations, putting down roots and establishing relationships that provide profound meaning for residents.  What happens when a major development comes to the neighborhood, or when gentrification slowly begins to alter the character of a previously stable community?   The coming of the Obama Presidential Center to the southside of...

Keeping Communities Together

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The Obama Presidential Center and its Neighbors   Every town and neighborhood has a distinct history and “feel.”  People often live in the same place for generations, putting down roots and establishing relationships that provide profound meaning for residents.  What happens when a major development comes to the neighborhood, or when gentrification slowly begins to alter the character of a previously stable community?   The coming of the Obama Presidential Center to the southside of...

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