Green Soapbox 2022: City Resilience

Green Soapbox 2022: City Resilience

Green Soap Box is an annual event, organized by the Delta Emerging Leaders Associate Board, that explores an environmental issue impacting our local community.
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From expanding bike lane access and electric vehicle charging, to green infrastructure and water supply management, cities are responding to the impacts of climate change and preparing for a much different future. What should cities in the Midwest focus on to be more resilient in the face of climate change, and how can we ensure that such actions are equitable?

Please join us for our next virtual Green Soapbox panel discussion focused on the theme of City Resilience, with local experts participating in a panel. Green Soapbox is an annual event, organized by the Delta Emerging Leaders Associate Board, that explores an environmental issues impacting our local community.

  • Date: Tuesday, April 5, 2022
  • Time: 6:30pm-8:00pm Central
  • Cost: $10 contribution

 This event will be hosted virtually on Zoom. Automated closed captions will be available.


Meet our Panelists

Naomi Davis — Founder, Blacks in Green

Stephanie Hacker, AICP, LEED AP — Senior Planner, GRAEF

Moderated by:

Bill Schleizer — CEO, Delta Institute

Join our Board

This event kicks off the official recruitment season for the Delta Emerging Leaders Associate Board, a cohort of professionals who are passionate about sustainability, the Midwest, and creating an environmentally just home for all of us. Learn more and consider applying to join us, terms are one year in duration (with annual renewals), beginning on July 1st.



For questions or sponsorship information, please contact Patrick Murphy at or 312-554-0900 ext. 31.


Your contribution supports the work of Delta Institute, a 501c3 nonprofit with a mission to collaborate with communities across the Midwest to solve complex environmental challenges.


Silent Auction

You can also support this event while bidding on some lovely donated silent auction items — winner need not attend! The silent auction is available thru Wednesday, April 6 at 6pm Central. Start bidding now at

Bid on a range of 18 prizes ranging from zoo/museum memberships, brewery tours, reclaimed stone bracelets/necklaces, composting solutions, books, and much more!




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