Marlie Wilson, the new Illinois Farm to School Network Coordinator at SGA, brings a wealth of experience in garden programming, food justice, and grants management to her role. At SGA, she will be responsible for engaging Illinois Farm to School Network members across the state, developing new resources for the network’s key programs, and building capacity for […]
Seven Generations Ahead is pleased to welcome two new sustainability program associates, Abbey Prendiville and Alli Preble, to its staff. Here’s more about them: In joining SGA, her first full-time job, Abbey says she looks forward to furthering the work of Farm to School and the Zero Waste Schools. She really wants to “get a taste of […]
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Daphne Dixon has come to know Seven Generations Ahead well over the last nine years. It was in 2007 that the Connecticut resident, after completing a master gardener’s program, started thinking about starting an organization that would “educate people about what they can do around sustainability,” she says. Dixon began with Google, looking—virtually—“around the country […]
Seven Generations Ahead celebrated its 15th Anniversary on Oct. 5, with many of its long-time supporters and friends on hand to raise their glasses and toast the occasion. Executive director Gary Cuneen took a few minutes to recall SGA’s early beginnings and how it has grown— moving “from a grassroots organization to one that’s having impact […]
At SGA, interns work closely with our program staff on engaging and meaningful projects in several areas of sustainability. For the summer of 2016, SGA is pleased to welcome three new interns. Let us introduce you to them: Emily O’Reilly is entering her senior year at DePaul University, where she’s majoring in environmental studies. While at […]
The letter sent in our 2015 end-of-the-year emailing: Dear Friends and Supporters, As Seven Generations Ahead (SGA) enters into its 15th year, we are extremely proud of what we have accomplished. We continue to thrive like a healthy, well-nourished organic plant — consistently feeding off of our inspiration, energy, and partners to drive sustainability change. […]
Northwestern University senior Ashlyn Brulato is spending the fall quarter at SGA working as a Zero Waste intern. For three days a week, she works with Zero Waste Program Manager Jennifer Nelson on the Illinois Food Scrap Coalition’s We Compost program or with Executive Director Gary Cuneen and Office Administrator Lisa Daleiden-Brugman on the PlanItGreen […]