Celebrate the Summer with CSLN and Openlands at Our July Meeting

Celebrate the summer with Chicago Sustainability Leaders Network (CSLN) and Openlands! Come learn from our members about what makes CSLN unique among Chicago’s sustainability and environmental networks, hear a bit about our working groups, and share your own opportunity or idea for collaboration!Afterwards, we’ll walk to Millennium Park to mingle and hear live music from the Millennium Park Summer Music series! CSLN meetings are always free and open to the public. Our work depends on participation and collaboration from a diverse cohort of dedicated Chicagoans, so please come out and share your work and ideas with us!RSVP 

Collaborative Events Explore Chicago Sustainability with Nourish (comm)Unity

Nourish (comm)Unity II is a collaborative events series organized by CSLN. Events will explore how community gardens create food, how biking can connect local assets, and how technology can bridge generations. The multi-disciplinary events span the city, welcoming community members to meet their neighbors, learn from local experts, and experience the variety of ways sustainable initiatives truly nourish their communities. 

Nourish (comm)Unity: Bikes, Birds, and Butterflies
Montrose Point Bird Sanctuary
Wilson Dr, Montrose Ave, and Simonds Dr
Thursday, August 15th
6:00 pm – 8:00 pmRSVPPart of the Fourth Annual Uptown Garden Walk, this bike ride invites community members to explore coastal and native plants in the Uptown area. From immersive natural areas to plants thriving in urban landscapes, this ride highlights the richness of Chicago’s urban green space.The ride starts at Montrose Point Bird Sanctuary and ends at Argyle Night Market.Bikes, Birds, and Butterflies is part of CSLN’s Nourish (comm)Unity series, and is organized by the Institute of Cultural Affairs, Uptown Coastal Initiative, and animalia project.  Nourish (comm)Unity: FRESH Bronzeville

Burke Elementary School
E 54th St and S Calumet Ave
Saturday, September 21st
3:30 pm – 5:30 pmRSVPAre you interested in exploring how communities create access to fresh food? Ride with us Bronzeville Alliance as we visit several neighborhood gardens and hear from young people and elders as we experience a community working to improve its health and wellness!This ride starts at Edmund Burke Elementary School on E 54th St and S Calumet Ave and finishes at Bronzeville Neighborhood Farm at E 42nd St and S Calumet Ave.This FRESH Bronzeville ride is part of CSLN’s Nourish (comm)Unity series, and is organized by Bronzeville Alliance.  

Nourish (comm)Unity: Block Share Party
Windsor Park Evangelical Lutheran Church
2619 E 76th St
Saturday, October 19th
2:00 pm – 4:00 pmRSVPCelebrate the launch of a community-based internet in South Shore! Share stories about how you communicate with your neighbors and social networks and explore the different approaches to communication technology across decades and generations.Block Share Party is part of CSLN’s Nourish (comm)Unity series, and is organized by Chi Commons Coop, Windsor Park Lutheran Church, and Cambium Networks.   

Chicago Sustainability Leader Network is organized by the accelerate77 program of the Institute of Cultural Affairs. Institute of Cultural Affairs
4750 N Sheridan Rd
Chicago, IL 60640

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