CCGA Organization and You
Gardeners come together from all over the city to participate in CCGA activities. CCGA needs your energy and ideas, you can best get involved by joining one of the CCGA working groups:
Some of the Membership Committee’s work items include: host CCGA open governance quarterly meetings, help maintain calendar, engage existing gardeners in CCGA activities, facilitate individual gardener referrals to gardens, organize and act as conduit for special ad-hoc volunteer efforts, help recruit and prepare CCGA volunteers for CCGA special events, help develop annual budget, initiate modest funding to support 5 year budget, oversee grant submittal and charitable giving, etc…;
The Resource Committee helps maintain resources to be shared by all gardens throughout Chicago, sponsors plant distributions, special gardening tools & supplies, manage greenhouse resources & activities, etc…;
The Education Committee sponsors ad-hoc educational sessions, events & workshops sponsored by or coordinated through CCGA aimed at educating and enlightening community gardeners, etc..;
The Communications Committee helps maintain the CCGA website and calendar, oversees emails to gardeners, helps with promotions and all technology needs.