On January 15, Aldermen introduced a Resolution calling for the City of Chicago to declare a Climate Emergency, offering the most comprehensive proposal to initiate an emergency mobilization effort against climate change and its impacts.
Imagine being paid to help young community members plant the next generation of trees, travelling to historic Jackson Park to ensure the majestic trees thrive, and climbing 40 feet in the air as you sit atop a tree limb. Imagine receiving a full-time job a tree care company.
In early October we asked that you to let your Forest Preserve Commissioner and President Preckwinkle know that you support their vote that would allow a referendum to be placed on the March 2020 primary ballot. Thank you! We want to let you know, that even though most Commissioners were in support of doing so, the matter was not advanced.