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(podcasting from the studios in the OTL Bunker, somewhere in Chicago)

(broadcasting on “do the right thing” radio station WLUW-FM (88.7) Chicago)

Mike Stephen learns about a local recycling advocacy organization, discusses participatory budgeting in Chicago, and previews a seminar aimed to help those who are self-employed with their taxes.


Adam Goldstein– Founder of Do the Right Thing! Recycling

We learn about this non-profit organization that educates Chicago’s residents about the positive environmental impact of recycling.

 

Maria Hadden – Project coordinator, Participatory Budgeting Chicago

Participatory budgeting is a democratic process in which community members directly decide how to spend part of a public budget.  We get the lowdown of how this is happening in some Chicago neighborhoods.

 

Mare Swallow– Founder of the Chicago Writers Conference

The CWC is hosting an event called “Taxes for the Self-Employed: Writers, Artists and Creative Types” on January 21 at Brasserie 54 (5420 N. Clark).

 

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