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LSNA Addresses 606 Gentrification FearsLSNA Addresses 606 Gentrification Fears

Education, Youth, Immigration, Health & Open Space, Affordable Housing, LSNA in the Media—“I live eight houses away from the elevated train track where the 606 will be, and I’m already starting to see some changes. It’s going to attract a lot of people, so how can I be a… Continue

Local Officials Address Logan Square Neighbors' Fears of 606 GentrificationLocal Officials Address Logan Square Neighbors' Fears of 606 Gentrification

Education, Immigration, Parent Engagement, Health & Open Space, Affordable Housing, LSNA in the Media—In a brief keynote address at the end of the event, County Board President Toni Preckwinkle didn't reference any specific policy action but echoed the importance of affordable housing, of which… Continue

Logan Square's 53rd Annual Community Congress is Set for SaturdayLogan Square's 53rd Annual Community Congress is Set for Saturday

Health & Open Space, Youth, Affordable Housing, LSNA in the Media—Cook County Assessor Joe Berrios and recently elected Cook County Commissioner Luis Arroyo, Jr. will be on hand to lead a discussion on how to stabilize the neighborhood around the Bloomingdale Trail… Continue

Different Drummers: Teens Talk ImmigrationDifferent Drummers: Teens Talk Immigration

Immigration, Youth—Hear from teen leaders: Jesus Velazquez (Kelvyn Park High School/LSNA leader/JFON volunteer ), Fhernanda Avila (JFON volunteer), and Jonathan Guerra (Humboldt Park United Methodist Church member).

Parents, Illinois Legislators Celebrate 20 Years of Parent Mentor ProgramParents, Illinois Legislators Celebrate 20 Years of Parent Mentor Program

Parent Engagement, Education, LSNA in the Media—“The Parent Mentor Program is one that completely changed my life,” said Monica Espinosa , parent leader with Logan Square Neighborhood Association (LSNA).

Rahm Emanuel's Housing Agency Sitting On Hundreds Of Millions Of Dollars With Massive WaitlistRahm Emanuel's Housing Agency Sitting On Hundreds Of Millions Of Dollars With Massive Waitlist

Affordable Housing, Lathrop, LSNA in the Media—"The Chicago Housing Authority's waitlist tops 280,000, with a sizable portion of the city's population hoping for a shot at affordable housing. Ninety-seven percent of the people receiving housing… Continue

Parents fear loss of school volunteers if Rauner has his wayParents fear loss of school volunteers if Rauner has his way

Parent Engagement, Education, LSNA in the Media—Mama’s right up stairs. Attendance goes up. Homework help goes up. Grades go up. Parents, teachers and the community start to learn to work together."

‘Rauner, deja en paz a Padres Mentores’ (VIDEO & Articulo)‘Rauner, deja en paz a Padres Mentores’ (VIDEO & Articulo)

Parent Engagement, Education, LSNA in the Media—http://www.vivelohoy.com/author/leticia-espinosa El programa de Padres Mentores “es increíble, te cambia la vida de una manera única, invita a los padres a conocer mejor el… Continue

Parent Mentors celebrate 20 years in schools — but fight for fundingParent Mentors celebrate 20 years in schools — but fight for funding

Parent Engagement, Education, LSNA in the Media—http://chicago.suntimes.com/author/lfitzpatrick/ “Because of our work in the classrooms, partnering with teachers, principals and other parents, we learned that we all have something to share.… Continue

Power in NumbersPower in Numbers

Parent Engagement, Education, LSNA in the Media—Monday, March 16th, over 600 Parent Mentors from across Illinois communities will help kick-off the celebration at Northeastern Illinois University with the help of Illinois legislators State… Continue

U.S. urban park makeovers - boon and bane for residentsU.S. urban park makeovers - boon and bane for residents

Health & Open Space, Affordable Housing, LSNA in the Media—Lucy Gomez-Feliciano owns a house one block from the 606 and says her Logan Square Neighborhood Association is frustrated by what is seen as the unwillingness of the city and Trust for Public Land to… Continue

DACA RENEWAL: What you will need for us to help youDACA RENEWAL: What you will need for us to help you

Deferred Action Services (DACA)—To renew DACA with LSNA you need to call us* to connect to our services. (Because our resources are limited we will give priority to applicants who live in our neighborhood area.) See timetable to… Continue

04/07/15 Municipal Run-Off Election04/07/15 Municipal Run-Off Election

News—Voter registration 02/26/15 to March 10/15. Grace period registration and voting 03/11 to April 4. Early Voting 03/23/15 to 04/04/15.

Students Demand End To Harsh School Punishments (VIDEO)Students Demand End To Harsh School Punishments (VIDEO)

Youth, Education, LSNA in the Media—"Whose school? Our School!" Jairon Nunez representing LSNA speaks in support of Bill SB3004 to reform school discipline by reducing harsh punishments and eliminating the school-to-prison pipeline.

Teens take Neighborhood Newcomers on Tour of 'Real Logan Square'Teens take Neighborhood Newcomers on Tour of "Real Logan Square"

LSNA in the Media—The impact of violence is one of many community issues addressed by local students and youth organizers during Logan Square Neighborhood Association's second annual youth community tour Saturday… Continue

ABC 7's Emmy Award-winning 'The Ñ Beat' celebrates accomplishments of Latino Community - including LSNA's Abriendo Puertos.ABC 7's Emmy Award-winning 'The Ñ Beat' celebrates accomplishments of Latino Community - including LSNA's Abriendo Puertos.

Newsletters—"Abriendo Puertas...Logan Square Neighborhood Association was one of the first Chicago agencies to implement the program and the parents who've completed it say they've seen huge strides in their… Continue

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