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PCR served on the leadership team for the Ready for 100 Coalition, which created a robust and successful campaign to move Chicago toward a 100% clean energy future. In April 2019, the city council passed a resolution to power all of Chicago’s buildings with clean and renewable energy by 2035. The resolution specifically calls out the historic leadership of environmental justice communities across Chicago and PCR-founder Hazel Johnson’s trailblazing EJ work in Chicago and beyond. In 2020 and 2021, PCR engaged hundreds of residents in 5 events and listening sessions to get community feedback on the best ways to reach this comprehensive goal. In 2021, PCR was invited to join the city’s decarbonization taskforce, and the city’s Environmental Equity Working Group to advise Mayor Lightfoot on how best to transition municipal buildings to clean energy in a just and equitable way.