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Semillas de Justicia Community Garden, a WRD Environmental project
 

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Semillas de Justicia Community Garden, Chicago, IL


Client Profile

Little Village Environmental Justice Organization (LVEJO) is a not-for-profit group that works with families, coworkers and neighbors to improve the environment and lives in Little Village and throughout Chicago through democracy in action.


Goals

  • Work with LVEJO staff and volunteers, along with the City of Chicago Department of Housing and Economic Development, to implement the community’s vision for the garden
  • Develop a place where Little Village residents can gather

Sample Results

  • The first new open space in Little Village in 27 years
  • Financial and material donations for many elements of the plan
  • A presentation plan that LVEJO can use for fundraising
  • Transformation of abandoned land into a community space and urban garden

Learn more about Semillas de Justicia Community Garden.


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Lush rows of produce in the garden
 



The public dedication of the garden