Overall Rating Silver
Overall Score 52.21
Liaison David Husemoller
Submission Date June 7, 2017
Executive Letter Download

STARS v2.1

College of Lake County
EN-10: Community Partnerships

Status Score Responsible Party
Complete 3.00 / 3.00 David Husemoller
Sustainability Manager
Facilities
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Name of the institution’s formal community partnership to advance sustainability :
Community Partners for Sustainability

Does the institution provide financial or material support for the partnership? :
Yes

Which of the following best describes the partnership timeframe?:
Multi-year or ongoing

Which of the following best describes the partnership’s sustainability focus?:
The partnership simultaneously supports social equity and wellbeing, economic prosperity, and ecological health

Are underrepresented groups and/or vulnerable populations engaged as equal partners in strategic planning, decision-making, implementation and review? (Yes, No, or Not Sure):
Yes

A brief description of the institution’s formal community partnership to advance sustainability, including website URL (if available) and information to support each affirmative response above:

The Community Partners for Sustainability in Lake County seeks to promote environmental resilience, social responsibility, and economic vitality.

Given our common need for finite natural resources, sustainability is the practice of seeking to thrive in a way that does not diminish future generations’ ability to flourish.

Representatives from business, non-profits, education, local government, and the community seek to accelerate sustainability initiatives across Lake County through education, the sharing of best practices, undertaking collaborative efforts, fostering civic engagement, disseminating information, and celebrating successes.
http://www.clcillinois.edu/aboutclc/who-we-are/green-initiatives/greening-our-community


Name of the institution’s formal community partnership to advance sustainability (2nd partnership):
Lake County Green

Does the institution provide financial or material support for the partnership? (2nd partnership):
Yes

Which of the following best describes the partnership timeframe? (2nd partnership):
Multi-year or ongoing

Which of the following best describes the partnership’s sustainability focus? (2nd partnership):
The partnership simultaneously supports social equity and wellbeing, economic prosperity, and ecological health

Are underrepresented groups and/or vulnerable populations engaged as equal partners in strategic planning, decision-making, implementation and review? (2nd partnership) (Yes, No, or Not Sure):
Yes

A brief description of the institution’s formal community partnership to advance sustainability, including website URL (if available) and information to support each affirmative response above (2nd partnership):

The Lake County Green is a conference hosted by the College of Lake County each spring. This annual conference started as a Green Town conference 2009, organized by a5 and Seven Generations Ahead. Since then the College of Lake County and Lake County government have been responsible for coordinating the event planning with committees local community partners. The Lake County Green brings in regionally based speakers to highlight connections between local action and global issues, such as stormwater management and climate change.
http://www.clcillinois.edu/aboutclc/who-we-are/green-initiatives/greening-our-community


Name of the institution’s formal community partnership to advance sustainability (3rd partnership):
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Does the institution provide financial or material support for the partnership? (3rd partnership):
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Which of the following best describes the partnership timeframe? (3rd partnership):
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Which of the following best describes the partnership’s sustainability focus? (3rd partnership):
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Are underrepresented groups and/or vulnerable populations engaged as equal partners in strategic planning, decision-making, implementation and review? (3rd partnership) (Yes, No, or Unknown):
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A brief description of the institution’s formal community partnership to advance sustainability, including website URL (if available) and information to support each affirmative response above (3rd partnership):
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A brief description of the institution’s other community partnerships to advance sustainability:

For the second year, the College of Lake County is collaborating with community groups to participated in events such as the One Earth Film Festival in March. These films highlight sustainability issues and opportunities. The films of the festival take place across the Chicago region. CLC is working with local non-profits to promote the growth of the festival here in Lake County. Last year, CLC hosted films had the largest attendance of the different regional clusters.


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