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KitcheNet Named Winner of BOOST 2018

11.14.18 | Announcements

Chicago, IL (November 14, 2018) — KitcheNet announced as the winner of the 7th annual BOOST. BOOST, a crowd-funded pitch fest that seeks to solve complex environmental challenges around the Midwest, is presented by the Delta Emerging Leaders, Delta Institute’s associate board. The Delta Emerging Leaders are passionate young professionals who work as an extension of Delta Institute to create…More


What the Recent International Climate Report Means for the Midwest​

10.12.18 | Announcements

All of us at Delta Institute wanted to make sure that you saw the recently released U.N. Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change (IPCC) report, which declares we must prevent further climate change impact and reduce the likelihood of catastrophic weather—such as Hurricane Michael that devastated the Florida panhandle coastline this week. Industry—and the people who run it—need to take more…More


Driven Doer: Ann McCabe

09.17.18 | Announcements

Welcome to our Driven Doer series! Every month, we highlight the passionate, motivated people who help Delta work toward its vision of achieving a Midwest region in which all communities and landscapes thrive. Meet Ann McCabe, Delta Institute Board Member. What do you do? I’m a consultant with over 25 years of energy and environmental policy experience in the public,…More


Congratulations on Retirement, Willie Winters!

09.13.18 | Announcements

Delta Institute is pleased to recognize Willie Winters by thanking him for his many years of collaboration and friendship. We congratulate Winters on his retirement from the Cook County Sheriff’s Office RENEW program. Winters contacted Delta Institute in 2013 to discuss a deconstruction program for Cook County Jail post-release participants. Through Winters’ passion and resourcefulness, the RENEW program was created….More


Affordable Clean Energy Rule

08.22.18 | Announcements

Delta Institute does not support this Administration’s Affordable Clean Energy Rule as it does not benefit communities or landscapes in the Midwest. The rule will contribute to an increase in carbon dioxide while negatively impacting our health, weather, landscapes, and infrastructure. The rule was submitted into the federal register today and is now open to public comment for 60 days….More


Meet Our New 2019 Board Members

08.14.18 | Announcements

We are proud to announce our three new board members for fiscal year 2019 – Monica Chadha, Paula DiPerna, and Sanjiv Sinha. Our board is made up of 17 passionate individuals who share Delta Institute’s vision of a region in which all communities and landscapes thrive through an integrated approach to environmental, economic, and social challenges. We are ecstatic about…More