Read LSNA's newsletters—“The most impressive thing,” said Susana Vasquez, LISC Chicago’s executive director, “is that they (Bickerdike and LSNA) strategically set out to strengthen both the Armitage… Continue
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
Press Releases—On March 18th Voters said YES to #SaveAmes.
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
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
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.
News—Peace Reconciliation and Education NOT Incarceration.
Read LSNA's newsletters—Bravo to Frank & Luis who performed with the Simon Bolivar Orchesra of Venezuela in February.
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
LSNA in the Media—Both Seattle and Logan Square programs emphasize that parent and community engagement is essential in nurturing education.
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
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
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."
Press Releases—Keep Chicago Renting Ordinance could protect 10,000 families during first year.
LSNA in the Media—“Parents' biggest fear is that their children won’t be able to attend college,” said Ames Elev8 Director Maria Trejo.
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 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
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
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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