The Robert R. McCormick House at Cantigny Park, and the League of Women Voters of Wheaton announce an online presentation in their acclaimed Civic Awareness Series on Thursday, April 14, at 7 pm CT.
Two guest speakers will present “Climate Action Plan in Review,” highlighting the vital work of the Metropolitan Mayors Caucus on climate issues, and the key role of electric vehicles (EVs) as we transition away from fossil fuels.
Edith Makra, Director of Environmental Initiatives, Metropolitan Mayors Caucus, will provide an overview of the Climate Action Plan for the Chicago Region, published in 2021. She was a lead author of the plan and developed the Greenest Region Compact, a consensus sustainability pledge.
Tim Milburn, managing partner at Green Ways 2Go, will focus on EV guidelines for cities. He is an advisor to the Metropolitan Mayors Caucus on
“Becoming EV Ready,” a program to help local governments navigate the policies, technologies, incentives, charging infrastructure and other challenges of a fast-growing EV market.
This is a free webinar but advance registration is required at Cantigny.org or my.lwv.org/Illinois/wheaton. Registrants will receive a Zoom link before the event. Questions for the speakers may be submitted in advance to email@example.com.
About the League of Women Voters
The League of Women Voters is a nonpartisan political organization encouraging informed and active participation in government. It influences public policy through education and advocacy and does not support or oppose any political parties or candidates. The Wheaton League of Women Voters serves the communities of Carol Stream, Warrenville, West Chicago, Wheaton and Winfield. Learn more at wheatonlwvil.org.
About Cantigny Park
Cantigny Park, part of the Chicago-based Robert R. McCormick Foundation, is the 500-acre Wheaton estate of Robert R. McCormick (1880-1955), long-time editor and publisher of the Chicago Tribune. It is home to the McCormick House, First Division Museum, display gardens, picnic grounds, walking trails and a Visitors Center with banquet and dining facilities. More information is online at Cantigny.org, including hours, directions, and a calendar of upcoming events.