Category: Community News

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Pitch in for the Park at Green Briar Park

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Join the 40th Ward team to pitch in to cleanup at Green Briar Park (2650 W Peterson Ave) on Saturday, August 12th from 10am to 12pm. Volunteers will help clean up litter in the park, mulch trees, and take care of this neighborhood gem! To sign up, please visit https://chicagoparksfoundation.givepulse.com/event/379637!

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Pitch in for the Parks at Emmerson (Louis) Park

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Join the 40th Ward team to pitch in to cleanup at Emmerson (Louis) Park (1820 W Granville Ave) on Saturday, August 5th from 10am to 12pm. Volunteers will help clean up litter in the park, mulch trees, and take care of this neighborhood gem! To sign up, please visit https://chicagoparksfoundation.givepulse.com/event/379635!

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40th Ward Sustainability Guide is Released

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Hello neighbors of the 40th Ward! Your Environmental Board has been putting together a guide to inform residents on best sustainable practices that are near and dear to their heart. This is a living document. This means that content is subject to amendments and additions. If you are interested in contributing to this project, please […]

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City of Chicago Solicits Bid to Preserve City’s Ash Trees

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Via Save Your Ash Coalition Chicago Chicago, IL — On the heels of the driest May in almost 30 years and worst air quality inthe world this week, the City of Chicago is poised to make history once again bypreserving Chicago’s 43,200 ash trees that help protect millions of residents fromdangerous airborne pollutants. On June […]

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Meet the 40th Ward Summer 2023 Interns!

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Hello everyone! My name is Naima. I recently graduated from Northside College Prep, where I worked with a few different student-led groups dedicated to diversity and equity. I’ve been with the 40th Ward for a few months as a volunteer, and I’m really excited to transition to being here full-time this summer and getting to […]