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Delta Institute and Little Village Environmental Justice Organization Collaborate to Spur Little Village Redevelopment

01.28.14 | Press
The shuttered Crawford coal-fired power plant is one of many brownfields in the Little Village neighborhood of Chicago.

JOINT PRESS RELEASE Today, Delta Institute CEO Jean Pogge and Little Village Environmental Justice Organization (LVEJO) Executive Director Antonio Lopez announced the launch of a joint initiative to begin revitalization of vacant buildings and lots, known as brownfields, in the Little Village neighborhood of Chicago. This project will pave the way for new economic development opportunities in Little Village, an historic industrial…More


Executive Director Elise Zelechowski to Leave Rebuilding Exchange to Join Chicago-based ThoughtWorks

01.02.14 | Announcements
Elise Zelechowski giving a TEDx Talk: Reimagining Waste for a New Economy in March 2013.

Delta Institute CEO Jean Pogge announced today that Rebuilding Exchange (RX) Executive Director and founder Elise Zelechowski will be stepping down from her position in early 2014. Zelechowski began her career at Delta Institute in 2005, leading Delta’s LEED consulting and sustainability planning. In 2008, she founded the RX as a Delta affiliate organization with the mission of creating a…More