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Former Stocking Factory Site Reenvisioned

Former Stocking Factory Site Reenvisioned

An article published in the Post-Tribune reports on a recent resident meeting in Gary, Indiana to design a 3-acre plot of land. The site was formerly a stocking factory, Bear Brand Hosiery Co., and has the potential to feature public art and attractive landscaping....

Driven Doer: Tim Brown

Driven Doer: Tim Brown

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 Tim Brown, co-founder of Delta Institute and...

Congratulations Cindy!

Congratulations Cindy!

We are pleased to share that Cindy Winland, Senior Fellow at Delta Institute, has been inducted into the American Planning Association - Illinois Chapter 2018 FAICP. Election to Fellow is one of the highest honors that the American Institute of Certified Planners...

Myth busters: Top 5 Coal Fallacies

Myth busters: Top 5 Coal Fallacies

Guest post by Hannah Slodounik, Delta Emerging Leader and Sustainability Coordinator, School of the Art Institute of Chicago Clean coal, new coal plants, increased coal funding, and job opportunities are all unlikely, even under the current administration. Delta...

Driven Doer: Katie Yocum Musisi

Driven Doer: Katie Yocum Musisi

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 Katie Yocum Musisi, past Communications &...

Before Zero Waste, We Must Get Back to the Basics

Before Zero Waste, We Must Get Back to the Basics

This week, we were happy to see the release of U.S. PIRG’s report, “Trash in America,” issuing a national call for a move toward zero waste. While a vision of a zero waste future is honorable and exciting, we’ve got some work to do to get there – especially here in...

Driven Doer: April Mendez

Driven Doer: April Mendez

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 April Mendez who co-founded Fresh Coast Capital, an...

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