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March Update from Delta Institute

03.17.16 | Announcements

This month’s Update shares the brownfield and vacant property comprehensive strategy we’ve developed with Little Village Environmental Justice Organization, the events we’re looking froward to this month, and it reintroduces you to Driven Doer and newly appointed CEO, Bill Schleizer.

Nonprofit collaboration aims to transform Little Village brownfields into sustainable business opportunities

03.17.16 | Press

A two-year project culminates in a strategy to leverage the neighborhood’s entrepreneurial spirit and commitment to environmental justice CHICAGO, IL — Chicago-based nonprofit organizations Little Village Environmental Justice Organization (LVEJO) and Delta Institute announce a new comprehensive strategy to guide the redevelopment of vacant and underutilized properties in Chicago’s Little Village neighborhood, a historic industrial corridor. The Little Village Vacant…More

Driven Doer: Bill Schleizer

03.16.16 | Announcements

Once again, it’s time for our Driven Doer series!  Here, we monthly highlight the passionate, motivated people who help advance Delta’s mission of achieving a resilient Great Lakes environment and economy. This month, we’d like to introduce you to Bill Schleizer, newly appointed CEO of Delta Institute! What do you do? As this is just my third week as Delta’s…More

Online Templates Facilitate Green Infrastructure

03.16.16 | In the News

This article from Sustainable Chicago magazine highlights how Delta’s “Green Infrastructure Designs: Scalable Solutions to Local Challenges” toolkit can help municipalities easily implement green infrastructure in their communities.

Delta Institute Announces the Appointment of Bill Schleizer as CEO

03.07.16 | Press

CHICAGO (March 7) – Delta Institute Board Chair Melissa Mayer announced that Bill Schleizer has been named president and chief executive officer, concluding a national executive search process. A long-time staff member at Delta Institute, Schleizer has been the organization’s Managing Director for the past five years. In his 11 years at Delta Institute, Schleizer has led projects related to…More