Evanescia 'Evie' Thompson, 32 Founder, Babes Only @babesonlyfun How did you first get involved with community organizing? I first got into community organizing with my Women's organization, created four-and-a-half years ago in Los Angeles. Since then its outreach has expanded to New York, Austin, Detroit, London, and Chicago. Maybe two years ago I was invited to The … Continue reading RF100Chi Spotlight: Evie Thompson
Image via Pixabay This guest blog post is by RF100 Chicago volunteer Gamze Bilsen, with contributions from CUB's Deputy Director Sarah Moskowitz Through the Future Energy Jobs Act of 2016, Illinois has a goal to build 150K households worth of community solar energy projects by 2030, thus providing opportunities for citizens to partake in solar … Continue reading How to Go Solar: An Interview with Christina Uzzo of the Citizens Utility Board
Allie C., 17Brown UniversityChicago Youth Alliance for Climate Action & Sierra Club IL How did you first get involved with community organizing? I was interested in climate change and I went to a Chicago Youth Alliance for Climate Action (CYACA) educational meeting my freshman year of high school. After attending several meetings and becoming more … Continue reading RF100Chi Spotlight: Allie C.
This week on the blog, we’ll begin a semi-regular series of Q&As that will feature our Ready for 100 Chicago volunteers and coalition members. These Q&As will provide a deeper look at those who are involved with RF100 locally, and what motivates them to do this work. Samuel Bean, 43Ready for 100 Chicago volunteerExperienced community … Continue reading Volunteer Q&A: Samuel Bean