The SETF mission
Our mission is to inform and educate all members of the southeast Chicagoland community, including residents, businesses, and leaders, in areas related to the improvement of our neighborhood's environment. We strive for sustainable development of residential facilities, environmentally friendly and green business practices, and preservation of natural areas that improve the quality of life in the Calumet region.
The SETF vision
We believe that southeast Chicagoland will one day serve as a national and international model for the integration of industrial, residential and natural areas into a productive, green, and environmentally sustainable urban community.
Core values at the Southeast Environmental Task Force
The statements below are used by the leaders of the Task Force to guide our actions. They are the basic elements of how we go about our programming and decision making process.
- We exist to improve the environmental health of the Calumet region
- Our actions locally have a broader impact
- Be in partnership with all members of the community
- Embrace environmental justice
- We value accountability
- We value sustainable growth