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Years after coal plant fight, Chicago neighborhoods take on diesel exhaust

WRITTEN BY Kari Lydersen 7 hours ago A proposed mayonnaise factory in Chicago’s Little Village would bring jobs to the struggling immigrant neighborhood. But it would also bring more diesel emissions, with up to 500 more trucks a day driving through the dense residential neighborhood to the facility, which would be right near an elementary […]

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LVEJO’s 3rd Annual: – Roots of Change- Youth Summit

  The Little Village Environmental Justice Organization (LVEJO) is excited to host its 3rd Annual Roots of Change Youth Summit. We will join forces with neighborhood schools, organizations and professionals to share and exchange knowledge with young people.  LVEJO is leading the conversation on: Community Roots: How gentrification and displacement are affecting youth in Little […]

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Reclaiming Green Space- A Youth-Led Struggle

The La Villita Park is the culmination of a 15 year  fight to obtain open, green space in Little Village, and decade long struggle to clean up the former Celotex Superfund site and the surrounding homes. When the organization started in 1995, students from Farragut High school volunteered at LVEJO. This group of young people […]

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