Faith in Place empowers Illinois people of all faiths to be leaders in caring for the Earth, providing resources to educate, connect, and advocate for healthier communities. Since 1999, Faith in Place has worked with over 1,000 houses of worship throughout Illinois to protect our common land, water, and air. With outreach staff working across the state and offices located in Chicago, the North & West Suburbs, Lake County, and Central Illinois, Faith in Place inspires faithful people to care for the Earth through our four program areas: Energy & Climate Change, Sustainable Food & Land Use, Water Preservation, and Advocacy.
Here are the upcoming events from Celeste Flores, Lake County Outreach Director:
April 7, Winter’s Farmers Market, 9:00am – 1:00pm
This is the first time we will the Winter’s Farmers Market is coming to Lake County! Enjoy a wide range of seasonal, sustainably produced goods from local farmers & vendors at this indoor market. Available items may include winter produce, honey, meat, eggs, baked goods, bread, salsas, and more! Link Match: all Link/SNAP customers can double their purchases of fruits and vegetables up to $25!
April 7, Faithful Citizen Workshop, 10:00am to 12:00pm
Join us for an interactive workshop to learn about the legislative process in Illinois and how you can make a difference for environmental justice. This workshop is great training for Advocacy Day! Get on the bus to Springfield on April 26th. Register: http://bit.ly/FaithfulCitizen18
April 26, Advocacy Day
Join us for a rally and the opportunity to educate your elected officials on the importance of environmental justice in our state. A bus will be leaving from Lake County to reserve your seat: http://bit.ly/AdvocacyApril26