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DEVELOPMENT WITHOUT DISPLACEMENT DISCUSSION IN PILSEN

Notes On The Table Discussion 5.18.2017 DEVELOPMENT WITHOUT DISPLACEMENT DISCUSSION IN PILSEN – Attendees – Diverse crowd, ages ranging from 16 to 70. Approximately 50 residents – Longtime Pilsen residents, new residents and transplants, and ex-residents. – Community activists, small business owners, up and coming developers, journalists and students. What issues were discussed? – In Pilsen, […]

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Strong Community Involvement Defeats Pilsen SSA Tax

Wednesday June 05 2013

SSA Supporters Withdraw Proposal, Acknowledge Flaws Community Vows to Put Its Own Development Priorities Forward The proposal for a new Special Service Area in Pilsen was withdrawn Thursday in the face of overwhelming community opposition. The SSA required the assessment of a new tax to residents and businesses in most of the neighborhood, a t […]

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Ald. Danny Solis and The Resurrection Project Team Up to Propose a NEW TAX on PILSEN

Friday May 24 2013

The New Tax on Businesses and Homeowners Makes Pilsen Less Affordable Ald. Danny Solis’ attempt to impose a new tax on Pilsen through The Resurrection Project (TRP) started burning as soon as it hit the public Thursday, with a raucous mandated community meeting at which TRP organizers were shot down by boos from a surprised […]

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Community Residents Call for the Mayor and the City Council to End Charter Abuses

Monday May 13 2013

Media Advisory : For Immediate Release May 7, 2013 Contact: Bill Drew – 773.458.3489 Member of the McKinley Park Civic Association and long-time neighborhood resident. Nelson Soza – 773.899.0872 — Executive Director of the Pilsen Alliance Rosie Mancera – 312.320.9790 – resident of Pilsen and board member of the Pilsen Alliance CHICAGO— Nelson Soza, Executive […]

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