Solar energy has the potential to transform environmental, social and economic systems away from fossil fuels, and toward vibrant and vital indigenous communities. The effects of solar energy projects can include reductions in energy poverty, enabling energy independence in tribal communities, creation of jobs, economic and workforce development, while protecting and preserving Earth for future […]
The Road Up follows five Chicagoans as they seek to make the monumental journey from rock bottom to gainful employment, with the help of a transformational job-training program called Cara. Through intimate, verité portraits, the film chronicles their struggles and successes as they seek to overcome the history, habits, and choices that have defined them until now. An unflinching look at the intersection of poverty, homelessness, and addiction, The Road Up offers a timely and ultimately hopeful window on the complex challenges of a population too easily—and too often—ignored.
- Jon Siskel and/or Greg Jacobs, Co-directors of The Road Up
- Jesse Teverbaugh, star of The Road Up and Director of Student and Alumni Affairs at Cara Chicago