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Highlights from Our Summer Solidarity Celebration 7-18-15

Thank you to everyone who came! Click article to see pictures!

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Pilsen Alliance joins Karen Lewis on the Bright Future Campaign for universal early childhood education and childcare

Pilsen Alliance members joined CTU President Karen Lewis, community groups and parents at the Board of Education meeting yesterday morning to launch the campaign for universal early childhood education and childcare. The Bright Future Chicago: Where Kids and Parents Come First is a response to the hardship inflicted upon the city’s working families who are […]

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UNO’s split with its Charter Network needs explaining, Attorney General Criminal Investigation

PRESS RELEASE The split between the United Neighborhood Organization and the UNO Charter School Network should come as no surprise for a political organization meant to protect the interests of machine Latino politicians and their cronies. If one follows UNO’s history and the players behind it, the split seems to be an operation to hide […]

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Pilsen Residents File Appeal against Metal Shredder Approved Across from Local School

Pilsen residents represented by Pilsen Alliance filed an appeal in circuit court Monday to invalidate the approval of a potentially dangerous metal shredder across from the local high school.  The request for an administrative review argues that approval took place after specified deadlines.  Despite strong local opposition and experts’ opinions, Ald. Danny Solis endorsed the […]

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School Parents Visit Financial Institution to Demand End to “Toxic Swaps” Ripping off Millions from Public Schools

Banks Involved Make $72 Million a Year from Public Schools, City of Chicago A delegation of local school council leaders, students and supporters from Pilsen and other communities paid a visit to Jim Reynolds, president and CEO of Loop Capital Markets LLC, to demand the renegotiation of its company’s portion of “toxic swaps” costing Chicago […]

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