April 21, 2023 8:32 pmPublished by Viviana Garcia-BlancoComments Off on Space to Grow recognized by the Biden Administration at the White House Invest in Nature Summit
Healthy Schools Campaign and the Space to Grow partners are honored that the Biden Administration has recognized Space to Grow, Chicago’s green schoolyards program, as an important cross-sector partnership as part of its Earth Day-focused Invest in Nature Summit. You can find the White House readout here. It’s an honor to be recognized along with... More
March 21, 2023 3:28 pmPublished by Viviana Garcia-BlancoComments Off on Supporting Schools Beyond the School Grounds
Healthy Schools Campaign’s (HSC) work to make schools healthier places for all students is guided by the priorities and needs of the entire school community. That means supporting students, teachers, administration and school staff, while also building relationships with parents, caregivers, neighbors and community groups. Kenneth Varner, HSC’s Community Engagement Manager, has been actively working... More
December 9, 2022 7:12 pmPublished by Viviana Garcia-BlancoComments Off on Space to Grow Opens its 34th Schoolyard!
The Space to Grow partnership was formed to transform Chicago schoolyards into green spaces for play and learning, using green infrastructure to help build the city’s climate resilience and reduce neighborhood flooding. When the program was launched, the capital partners — Chicago Public Schools, Chicago Department of Water Management and the Metropolitan Water Reclamation District... More