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Driven Doer: Brenda Palms Barber

08.16.17 | Announcements

Welcome to our Driven Doer series! Every month, we highlight the passionate, motivated people who help advance Delta’s mission of achieving a resilient Great Lakes environment and economy. Meet Brenda Palms Barber, Executive Director of the North Lawndale Employment Network (NLEN), an urban workforce development agency, and Founding CEO of Sweet Beginnings, LLC, a social enterprise using urban beekeeping to…More


Real stories of coal communities in transition

08.16.17 | Announcements

Written by Reyna Basa, Communications Intern The use of coal plants and coal-based energy sources is dwindling in the United States as plants close every year due to pressures from environmental groups and communities, aging infrastructure, the increase in cost of pollution control upgrades, and plants being economically uncompetitive with other forms of energy. As the U.S. energy market shifts…More


Meet our 2017 Summer Interns!

08.02.17 | Announcements

Written by Reyna Basa, Communications Intern Every summer, a new cohort of interns supply fresh energy and perspective to the team through their work across many different projects. Meet our Summer 2017 Intern Team! Claire Costelloe Jeff Metcalfe Summer Intern Naperville, Illinois University of Chicago Claire Costelloe is one of two Jeff Metcalfe Summer Interns with Delta. She first learned…More


July Update from Delta Institute

07.20.17 | Announcements

In this month’s Update, we share our summer Great Lakes weekend getaway guide and map, introduce you to Driven Doer and board member Sabina Shaikh, and welcome new board members.


Delta Institute Welcomes Its New Board Members

07.19.17 | Announcements

If you’re wondering why we believe so strongly in our work at Delta, take a look at our board. As our projects continue to expand, our board grows to ensure that we stay on our path to provide market-driven solutions for environmental resilience and economic vitality. Our new members bring expertise, insight, and decades of experience to guide our strategy…More


Weekend Getaway Guide: Summer by the Great Lakes

07.18.17 | Announcements
Map of Favorite Places in the Great Lakes Region

Written by Reyna Basa, Communications Intern Whether its a stay-cation or a weekend getaway, the Great Lakes’ expanse provides many opportunities to get outside and enjoy the summer sun. From Illinois to Wisconsin to Michigan’s Upper Peninsula, we want to share with you some of the perks of living the #LakeLife. All of our staff, donors, board members, and partners…More