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Clean and Affordable Heat and Cooking Event Recap

Thank you for your interest in the clean and affordable heat and cooking event with the 48th and 46th Wards, Sierra Club, Edgewater Environmental Coalition, Citizens Utility Board, One Northside, Third Act & 48th Ward Neighbors for Justice.

In this message is the event recording, CABO fact sheet + action alert, presentation, and resources provided and asked about during Q&A.

Thank you to Alderwomen Manaa-Hoppenworth and Clay for joining and supporting the Clean and Affordable Buildings Ordinance (CABO)! Thank you to Sam with the Sierra Club and Joey with Citizen's Utility Board for the presentation, and Tricia with 6018|North for hosting!

CABO Fact Sheet Jan 2024 v2
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For more more specific questions about electrification, Joey said to reach out to them: Joey Lee <>

More about the event sponsors

CUB is a nonprofit, statewide utility watchdog organization created by the Illinois Legislature in 1983 to work for lower gas, electric, and telephone rates. CUB has been on your side for more than 30 years- blocking utility rate hinges, winning refunds and helping to pass important consumer protection laws. If you're looking to get involved, take a look at CUB's Action Center!

Edgewater Environmental Coalition (EEC) is an all-volunteer nonprofit organization focused on building and maintaining a more sustainable future through action and advocacy. Our group of community members and environmental stewards are deeply rooted in Edgewater — and branching out! Learn more about our orgour impact, and our projects, then explore the many ways that you can get involved.

Sierra Club From the shores of Lake Michigan to the forests of the Shawnee, Illinois is a state rich in natural beauty. We are committed to protecting the diversity of our state's natural resources through campaigns on conservation, energy issues, clean water, and transportation. Volunteer with usbecome a member, or donate and help us protect the water, air, land and wildlife in our beautiful state. For up-to-date news and actions follow us on social media. We're on Twitter, Facebook, and Instagram.

Third Act Long-time activists (healthcare, education, electoral, reproductive rights, and environmental justice) have joined together to inspire other seniors to preserve our democracy and Mother Earth. We bring our organizing and creative skills to build a state-wide Third Act chapter.

ONE Northside is a mixed-income, multi-ethnic, intergenerational organization that unites our diverse communities in Rogers Park, Edgewater, Uptown, Ravenswood, North Center, Lake View, and Lincoln Park. We build collective power to eliminate injustice through bold and innovative community organizing. We accomplish this through developing grassroots leaders and acting together to effect change.

48th Ward Neighbors for Justice is dedicated to supporting leftist causes and representing the political interests of the multiracial working class in Edgewater, Andersonville, Uptown, and neighborhoods across the city. Through direct action, issues-based campaigns, and electoral organizing, we believe in taking back power from entrenched political and corporate interests by building an alternative source of power within the ward.

6018|North Chicago’s Home for Experimental Arts & Culture

The Illinois Clean Jobs Coalition (ICJC) is made up of hundreds of environmental advocacy organizations, businesses, community leaders, consumer advocates, environmental justice groups, and faith-based and student organizations working together to improve public health and the environment, protect consumers, and create equitable, clean jobs across the state.


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