Fighting climate change, creating inclusive economic growth, and promoting equitable access to transit: these are nothing new to the Center for Neighborhood Technology (CNT). Forty years of innovation, advocacy, and partnership-building has placed CNT at the forefront of urban sustainability, combining sound research with on-the-ground work that brings people together. CNT understands positive change happens both in the big picture and in the community details.
As a new CEO, I’m now recognizing what CNT’s partners and supporters already knew: CNT is a special organization that fills a unique role in Chicago and nationwide. As Juan Carlos Linares at LUCHA, an affordable housing advocacy organization in Chicago’s Logan Square neighborhood, shared with me recently: