Pilsen Alliance & Illinois Humanities bring people together despite challenges

November 20, 2017

IMPORTANT ANNOUNCEMENT: Pilsen Alliance does not promote or condone racial hatred or more division in the community, in our almost 20 years of existence we have never organized any actions against any local business, and we invite EVERYONE to this important dialogue about creating truly inclusive, affordable and equitable spaces. It is our responsibility to […]

Pilsen Alliance demands open meetings and transparency to Alderman’s appointed Zoning Committee

October 19, 2017

Chicago, October 18th 2017 Open Letter to Pilsen Land Use Committee (PLUC), On Tuesday October 10th at 9am, the Pilsen Land Use Committee (PLUC) scheduled a meeting with Mr. Noah Gottlieb, principal of Property Markets Group (PMG), which has been proposing a mega real estate project at the a 7.86-acre site at 18th St. and […]

In the face of rising evictions, legislators continue push for repeal of Illinois’s ban on rent control

September 28, 2017

via the Chicago Reader Some 100 people packed the Dvorak Park gym in Pilsen on Thursday evening for a panel discussion on eviction and rent control. The event, organized by the┬áPilsen Alliance, was meant to spotlight the magnitude of eviction- and gentrification-driven displacement in the community, as well as raise awareness for a legislative push […]