For some of us, the first time we met was on the car ride to the airport. We were on our way to the Chicago January Gathering – a meeting of program leaders from Summer of Solutions programs all across the region, to envision and plan the third summer of SoS Hartford.
Since I got involved in SoS Hartford in 2010, I’ve been going to the January Gathering in Chicago every year. For five days, we meet in a church to train each other in the skills we need to build green economy projects back home. For me, it’s also a time to catch up with friends who are doing great work all over the country.
This year, four new program leaders came to the gathering; Sarana, Sherese, Alex, and Caroline.
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