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Glass Half Full: Models for Sustainable Community and Neighborhood Development

September 28, 2017 @ 6:00 pm - 8:00 pm


We’re partnering with EcoDistricts for the next installment of Delta’s Glass Half Full Event Series: Models for Sustainable Community and Neighborhood Development.

Join us at Burnt City Brewery as we host a panel of practitioners who will dive into a facilitated discussion of models, best practices, and lessons learned in community-based revitalization and neighborhood development with an ethical and sustainable approach. Moderating this event will be Eve Pytel, Director at Delta Institute who leads Delta’s urban revitalization work in partnership with community-based organizations.

The speakers include:

  • Naomi Cole, Director of Certification + Innovation, EcoDistricts
  • Kim Wasserman Nieto, Executive Director, Little Village Environmental Justice Organization (LVEJO)
  • Ciere Boatright, Project Manager, Real Estate, Chicago Neighborhood Initiative (CNI)
  • Jason Navota, Director of Local Planning at the Chicago Metropolitan Agency for Planning (CMAP)

Your ticket includes a beer, heavy appetizers, and networking. Send an email to for a discount code that’s available for students and members of community-based groups.

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