Pilsen Peace March Protests Violence, Gentrification in Neighborhood

November 22, 2016

via DNA info PILSEN — In an effort to combat recent violence and gentrification in the neighborhood, a group of Pilsen residents marched Wednesday evening on 18th Street. Chanting “stop the violence, stop the killing,” about 100 Pilsen residents joined Pilsen Alliance’s March for Peace & Justice from Dvorak Park to Harrison Park. This summer has been a violent one in the […]

Pilsen Alliance helping families affected by the fires

Thank you to everyone who participated in our event of November 3, in support of the families victims of the fires from September 16, here we are giving them the donations we received from all of you. The Beltran Family, Escuadra famiky, and Hernandez family are thankful for the help they received. We are community […]

Paseo Trail Could Gentrify Pilsen The Way 606 Did, Residents Fear

via DNA info PILSEN — Fearing that the proposed Paseo trail will accelerate gentrification in the neighborhood, Pilsen residents are asking the city to consider what the path might mean for the area. Neighbors gathered Thursday night at La Catrina Cafe, 1011 W. 18th St., to discuss the Paseo, a planned 4-mile trail on old BNSF train tracks between Pilsen […]

Affordability Plan for Pilsen

April 18, 2016

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 […]

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