The Chicago Trees Initiative


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The Chicago Ttees Initiative is making progress according to the office of the Chicago Mayor Richard M. Daley. The initiative was launched in 2009 where the public-private partnership is working to plant and care for trees in every neighborhood in the city.

The Chicago Community Trust awarded a $25,000 challenge grant, which was matched by the Parkways Doundation for plantings in Chicago parks.

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Leilah Janah is a social entrepreneur popularly known as the CEO of Samasource, a nonprofit organization that works to bring enterprise data services which focus on helping disadvantaged workers. Samasource also makes it possible to change the lives of its workers and their families by helping them find dignified, sustainable work online.




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