The health and future of students, workers and families—most Black and Brown—that have called Southeast Chicago home for decades. 

The area is already overburdened with toxic pollution and deemed by the Illinois EPA as an area of environmental justice.

What is happening?
Environmental racism. Regulators, with the backing of the Pritzker Administration and Lightfoot Administration, have signed off on all but one permit for polluter General Iron to move to Chicago’s Southeast neighborhood, already overburdened with pollution.