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Vitale demand for proof of community support is met by Ames Referendum success (Video)Vitale demand for proof of community support is met by Ames Referendum success (Video)

LSNA in the Media—Parents and Ames Community leaders testified at the CPS Board meeting on Wednesday 03/15/14 after Referendum success asking David Vitale to reconsider plans to convert Ames to Military School. 69%… Continue

Ames Referendum VICTORY Press Conference: 10am this morning at the Board of EdAmes Referendum VICTORY Press Conference: 10am this morning at the Board of Ed

Press Releases—On March 18th Voters said YES to #SaveAmes.

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.

Read LSNA's 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

Latino Moms Team Up to Teach Chicago's YoungestLatino Moms Team Up to Teach Chicago's Youngest

LSNA in the Media—"In recent years, [LSNA] has gained attention for training parents to be mentors in their children’s elementary schools. That program, profiled in 2012 by The Hechinger Report and NBC News,… Continue

Ames Middle School Should Not be a Military Academy, Voters SayAmes Middle School Should Not be a Military Academy, Voters Say

LSNA in the Media—About two out of three voters in the eight precincts surrounding Ames voted Tuesday in an advisory referendum to keep Ames a neighborhood school and not to convert it to a military academy.

VOYCE leaders from LSNA and APNC meet with Senator Dick Durbin re Juvenile Justice (VIDEO)VOYCE leaders from LSNA and APNC meet with Senator Dick Durbin re Juvenile Justice (VIDEO)

News—Peace Reconciliation and Education NOT Incarceration.

Ames Elev8 Musicians in Los AngelesAmes Elev8 Musicians in Los Angeles

Read LSNA's newsletters—Bravo to Frank & Luis who performed with the Simon Bolivar Orchesra of Venezuela in February.

Ames School Referendum - Labor Beat VideoAmes School Referendum - Labor Beat Video

LSNA in the Media—Ames 8th grade student Jasmine Marchan stood before the CPS representative and asked him "Why fix something that's not broken?" The point being that Ames Middle School is a good community school, yet… Continue

Conference Emphasizes Need for Parent Engagement in EducationConference Emphasizes Need for Parent Engagement in Education

LSNA in the Media—Both Seattle and Logan Square programs emphasize that parent and community engagement is essential in nurturing education.

Power of parents: Event hosted by Education Lab and Road Map fosters ideas on engagementPower of parents: Event hosted by Education Lab and Road Map fosters ideas on engagement

LSNA in the Media—On February 6, LSNA organizers Joanna Brown and Tami Love were in Seattle to speak about Logan Square's nationally recognized parent mentor program as part of an event hosted by Education Lab and… Continue

Ames community down but not out in fight to save neighborhood schoolAmes community down but not out in fight to save neighborhood school

LSNA in the Media—“It’s not a fight we should be having,” said Christian Diaz, Logan Square Neighborhood Association youth organizer. “As a community we made it happen. Now for them to take… Continue

Lathrop Homes Redevelopment on Chicago Tonight (Video)Lathrop Homes Redevelopment on Chicago Tonight (Video)

News—LSNA Preserve Lathrop resident leaders Miguel Suarez and Titus Kerby "believe the homes should be returned to the low-income residents who once filled the units."

Protections for renters in bank-owned buildings now in effect - Press ReleaseProtections for renters in bank-owned buildings now in effect - Press Release

Press Releases—Keep Chicago Renting Ordinance could protect 10,000 families during first year.

College Planning Starts in Middle SchoolCollege Planning Starts in Middle School

LSNA in the Media—“Parents' biggest fear is that their children won’t be able to attend college,” said Ames Elev8 Director Maria Trejo.

A High-rise at Lathrop Homes?A High-rise at Lathrop Homes?

News—Journalist Curtis Black documents that CHA's talk about replacing Lathrop's public housing units is just that - talk, with no commitments envisioned in the Lathrop master plan.

LSNA on NBC Today Show Education Nation - Video InterviewsLSNA on NBC Today Show Education Nation - Video Interviews

LSNA in the Media—Video interviews with: Joanna Brown (Logan Square Neighborhood Association); Dr. Charles Payne (Professor, University of Chicago); Patricia Lopez (Former parent mentor, now a bi-lingual teacher);… Continue

Education Nation: Mentoring becomes as much about parents as it is about kidsEducation Nation: Mentoring becomes as much about parents as it is about kids

LSNA in the Media—Advocates say the program has contributed to improved student performance in the largely poor and minority neighborhood in northwestern Chicago, both for individual students and for the schools that… Continue

Ames Middle School Officials, Parents Demand Meeting With CPS Over Military School PlanAmes Middle School Officials, Parents Demand Meeting With CPS Over Military School Plan

LSNA in the Media—The Logan Square Neighborhood Association conducted a community survey last November, which found that some 87 percent of the 357 respondents did not want a military high school at Ames.

 

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