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2015 Earth Day Events in Chicago and Illinois

April 15, 2015

While the folks at Elevate Energy know that every day is Earth Day, we’re looking forward to the 45th celebration of Earth Day on Wednesday, April 22. Here’s just a smattering of some interesting local events, from watching films about food justice to getting your hands dirty cleaning up our parks. We’ll be out and [...]

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Energy Efficiency in Action: El Hogar del Niño Childcare Center in Pilsen/Little Village

April 8, 2015

In the early 1970s, while more and more households in the predominately Latino neighborhoods of Pilsen and Little Village became dual-income, local families struggled to find childcare. A devoted group of parents were inspired to establish the first bilingual and affordable childcare center in the area, El Hogar del Niño. More than forty years later, [...]

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