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Edgewater
Environmental
Coalition

We are a coalition of community members and environmental stewards,

rooted in Edgewater, empowering people to build and maintain a more sustainable future

through action, organizing, education, and advocacy.

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Featured Events

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    Jul 10, 2:00 PM – 4:00 PM
    AIDS Memorial Meditation Point Fire Pit, 41.984530, -87.650722
    Discuss sustainability, barriers to sustainability, strategies of sustainability, and global warming with fellow Chicagoans.
  • Thu 14 Jul
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    Jul 14, 6:30 PM – 8:00 PM
    Zoom
    EEC meets on the second Thursday of every month, so members of the group and the public can share action items, project updates, and other announcements. It's a friendly space to introduce yourself and get connected!
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    Jul 15, 5:30 PM – 7:30 PM
    Vedgewater Community Garden, 6300 N Broadway, Chicago, IL 60660, USA
    Join us for cleaning and weeding in Edgewater's largest community garden! Home to communal areas including "The Commons" and Grow To Give plots with harvest donations going to the Edgewater Mutual Aid Network and Care for Real.
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    Jul 31, 10:30 AM – 12:30 PM
    Cook County, Kathy Osterman Beach, Illinois 60660, USA
    Join friends and neighbors to help clean up and restore the natural area at Hollywood (aka Osterman) Beach. Bring your own water bottle and dress for the weather with closed-toe shoes. All ages and experience levels welcome! Enjoy a swim and an afternoon at the beach afterward.
  • Aug 04, 6:00 PM CDT – Aug 05, 9:00 PM CDT
    UnCommon Ground - Devon, 1401 W Devon Ave, Chicago, IL 60660, USA
    Centered around the new Chicago Climate Action Plan (CAP), a workshop featuring a presentation from the city’s Sustainability team, conversation, and facilitation with the goal to bring the plan to our community by creating a creative vision for the plan in Edgewater. Plus, free food & drink!

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Since 2008

Utopia

50+

corner gardens tended

Utopia

50+

public events hosted

Utopia

150+

new trees planted

Make a difference

We are an all-volunteer group and 501(c)(3)
nonprofit through our fiscal sponsor. Donations help us put on events, provide grants for local sustainability projects, develop and share educational resources,
advocate for environmental policy, and more.

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Featured Resources

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