About the TIF, Housing and Gentrification Campaign

Pilsen National Historic District: The Key to Pilsen’s Future

In 2005, the United States government found that Pilsen’s historic significance to the country merited a National Historic District designation. Taking this distinction to the next level holds the key to the future of Pilsen as place where immigrants and workers will always find a home. Gentrification, Pilsen’s Main Threat For more than 50 years, […]

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Pilsen Residents Ask Madigan to Investigate UNO’s Use of Public Funds — Rampant Cronyism at UNO Could Spill onto Other Political Operators

Thursday February 14 2013

Pilsen residents, members of Pilsen Alliance, sent a letter to Attorney General Lisa Madigan Wednesday asking her to conduct a thorough investigation about the use of tax payers’ dollars by the United Neighborhood Organization. A recent Chicago Sun Times investigation exposed extensive cronyism at UNO, a strong ally of Mayor Rahm Emanuel and Ald. Danny […]

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Illinois Inspector General to Investigate UNO Charter Schools’ Use of Public Money

Wednesday January 23 2013

Despite Weak Finances, the Well-Connected UNO Gets Millions while Regular Schools get Axed Parent advocates have called upon the Illinois Office of the Inspector General to investigate the financial practices and use of Illinois grant monies used by the UNO Charter School Network and UNO United Neighborhood Organization. “Our school has never gotten the programs […]

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Pilsen School Parents, Residents Stand in Support of Teachers

Thursday September 13 2012

Pilsen School Parents, Residents Stand in Support of Teachers Pilsen Alliance stands with public schools and with those who work hard everyday to make them better. To our community, a formal education is a critical vehicle to a better life: the essence of the American Dream. This is why Pilsen Alliance stands with the teachers, […]

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