What to do The first step in solving a problem is recognizing there is one. Virtually all known analyses, plans and proposals coincide on the fact that Pilsen is gentrifying. By gentrification we mean development which results in the displacement of low income families, usually due to a decrease in affordable housing options. Agreeing on […]
Pilsen is in a defining moment, we can remain a working-class neighborhood or let corrupt politicians and special interest groups destroy its great heritage and diversity. Come and hear about the people’s plan and the alternative to Rahm and Solis plan to sell our community to big developers. The Pilsen Alliance is launching an Affordability […]
Dear Pilsen residents, For months Pilsen Alliance has been trying to reach out to members of the Pilsen Land Use Committee (PLUC), hoping we can discuss the housing situation in Pilsen and have a transparent and inclusive analysis of new development projects coming to our community. Unfortunately, our communications trying to reach out to them […]
Pilsen Alliance leaders supported a community driven process during the hearing at Saucedo Elementary.
We joined and supported the voices of teachers, parents and students who questioned CPS plan for the co-location of Saucedo, Telpochcalli, and Spry Community High School to save $95,000, while the mayor keeps giving away millions of dollars in public funding to private projects (TIF funding to DePaul stadium, luxury condos, etc), and in the […]
Saturday January 16 2016
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