August 14: Event Happenings
Women's Garden, Jackson Park / Between 59th and 60th Streets, just east of Stony Island
Jackson Park has historical significance to Chicago.
Jackson Park is an important resource for carbon offsetting and other tree canopy benefits.
Using public land for private enterprise is a bad precedent in a demographic society.
The rate of asthma in Chicago's children surpasses state and national levels. We need Jackson Park's trees to contribute to Chicago's air quality.
South Shore Gentrification
Destroying main transportation arteries historically alters neighborhood balance. Have the impacts of the planned closing of Cornell Drive been evaluated and discussed with South Shore residents' futures in mind?
Finding a site for the OPC that benefits the Southside
There is another, better site for Jackson Park: adjacent to Washington Park.
Exchanging ideas, forward planning