Elevate is 20 in 2020!
Join us at Elevate Together, a free virtual event open to all on Tuesday, December 8 from 12 to 1 p.m. CST. Tune in at 11:45 a.m. for our lobby; the show will start at noon.
We will look back on our past 20 years of impact and share exciting new announcements for Elevate’s future. Steve Bynum of WBEZ will lead us through an exploration of Elevate then, now, and next, and we'll give a special thank you to Elevate's founding CEO Kathy Tholin.
The event will honor our Climate Changemakers, eight phenomenal community leaders who bring their visions for environmental justice, equity, and climate solutions to life.
Pat Abrams – Executive Director, The Renaissance Collaborative
Olga Bautista – Community Planning Manager, Alliance for the Great Lakes
Lissette Castañeda – Executive Director, LUCHA
Tonika Lewis Johnson – Founder, Folded Map Project
Juliana Pino – Policy Director, Little Village Environmental Justice Organization (LVEJO)
Ramon Etc aka Radius – Cofounder, Love Fridge Chicago
Suzy Schlosberg – Co-Director, Chicago Youth Alliance for Climate Action
Anton Seals – Lead Steward, Grow Greater Englewood
Please consider supporting Elevate by making a contribution, or by sponsoring Elevate Together. We believe in collaboration, equity, innovation, and raising the authentic stories of the people we serve. Your support will help us bring equitable climate solutions to those who need them most.
To donate by mail, please send your check (payable to Elevate Energy):
322 S. Green St., Suite 300
Chicago, IL 60607
RSVP today to join us at Elevate Together!
The event will be streamed live on YouTube and Facebook. You'll receive a confirmation email after you register and you'll receive the link to view the show 24 hours before it airs.
Elevate Energy is a nonprofit organization that works nationally and is headquartered in Chicago. Elevate designs and implements programs to ensure that everyone has clean and affordable heat, power, and water in their homes and communities —no matter who they are or where they live.
Thank You to Our Sponsors!
The Athena Fund
Inclusive Prosperity Capital
Enterprise Community Partners
Dr. Ava Stanley
Jennifer TescherAlliance for the Great Lakes
Anonymous in honor of Elevate Communications and Community Resources Team
Host Committee Members
*indicates member of Elevate Energy Board of Directors
Suzanne Malec McKenna
Bob Weissbourd *
Sharonda Williams Tack*