Progress Illinois has released a video and article about the problems with Chicago’s two coal-fired power plants and the efforts to pass the Chicago Clean Power Ordinance. It features a number of PERRO members including Jerry Mead-Lucero, Leila Mendez, Rose Gomez and Aran Yoo.
Film about the views of the residents of the Pilsen neighborhood of Chicago about issues in the community, particularly about pollution.Film by Sara Trowbridge. Project in association with PERRO(pilsenperro.org). Made in July 2008. Continue reading Silent Voices→
This is a video documentary done by Pilsen Environmental Rights and Reform Organization in Chicago. It is a grassroots community group of Pilsen residents that formed in 2004 to fight the disproportionate amount of pollution in the Pilsen neighborhood. PERRO believes all people have the right to live in a clean and healthy environment, regardless of their race and class. Its mission is to spread awareness about this concept of environmental justice and make Pilsen a healthier place to live, work, and raise children.