The 47th Ward Green Council is a coalition of 47th Ward experts and experienced leaders. The Green Council advocates for strong environmental policies in the City of Chicago and works with Alderman Matt Martin to advise his office on environmental priorities and develop initiatives in the 47th Ward. 

Our planning group meets monthly to discuss coalition initiatives and to plan events for the public to attend and get involved.

Resolutions passed by the Green Council:

2019 Climate Emergency Declaration

Feb 2023 Calling for Immediate Action to End the Use of Single Use Plastic

Spring 2023 Resolution supporting Waters Garden and the Longtime Ecology Program and Stewards of the land.