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Comunidad se reúne para buscar soluciones al desplazamiento urbano en un barrio de ChicagoComunidad se reúne para buscar soluciones al desplazamiento urbano en un barrio de Chicago

Youth, 606 Bloomingdale Trail, Affordable Housing, News, Lathrop—"Este jueves una iglesia abrió sus puertas para residentes y varias organizaciones que discutieron sobre este fenómeno en Logan Square..."

New Wave of Parent Mentors Graduate ProgramNew Wave of Parent Mentors Graduate Program

Parent Engagement, Education, News—"A new wave of extraordinary parents graduated from one of the city’s fastest growing programs, Parent Mentor on Friday, June 8th at Back of the Yards High School. Originally developed by the… Continue

Lawsuit targets Berrios over biased residential assessments in Cook CountyLawsuit targets Berrios over biased residential assessments in Cook County

Lathrop, Affordable Housing, News, Newsletters—Cook County Assessor Joseph Berrios appears before the county board to answer questions raised by a Tribune investigation of property tax rates on July 18, 2017. (Antonio Perez / Chicago Tribune)

How Can We Keep Neighborhood Investments From Causing Displacement?How Can We Keep Neighborhood Investments From Causing Displacement?

606 Bloomingdale Trail, Affordable Housing, News—“The 606 is a great amenity,” Linares said. He noted that, along with the Logan Square Neighborhood Association , LUCHA was a longtime advocate for building the trail. “So when we… Continue

12 More Ways To Help Hurricane Victims In Puerto Rico, Mexico12 More Ways To Help Hurricane Victims In Puerto Rico, Mexico

Safety, Affordable Housing, News—"Locals haven't stopped raising money for disaster victims in Puerto Rico and Mexico as relief efforts continue..."

CPS Set To Hike Property Taxes $177 A Year On Most HomeownersCPS Set To Hike Property Taxes $177 A Year On Most Homeowners

Education, Youth, News, Newsletters—"Members of the Chicago Teachers Union and several community groups rallied Thursday at City Hall to tell members of the City Council's Finance Committee that despite the looming tax hike, schools… Continue

Residentes de zonas aledañas al sendero 606 se manifiestan para que protejan viviendas asequiblesResidentes de zonas aledañas al sendero 606 se manifiestan para que protejan viviendas asequibles

Youth, 606 Bloomingdale Trail, Videos, Affordable Housing, News, Lathrop, LSNA in the Media—"Concejales de Chicago presentarán una ordenanza, con el fin de apoyar a la comunidad, que impondría una cuota a los desarrolladores que planean demoler edificios."

Parents Pressure Mayor to Keep Schools Open with TIF FundsParents Pressure Mayor to Keep Schools Open with TIF Funds

Youth, Safety, Parent Engagement, News, Affordable Housing, Education—“CPS parents know that closing the schools on June 1st will result in more violence and less support for their children’s education. This is unacceptable in the face of hundreds of… Continue

Fed Up With Gentrification, Latino Teens In Logan Fight Back With FestivalFed Up With Gentrification, Latino Teens In Logan Fight Back With Festival

Education, Youth, Videos, News, Affordable Housing, LSNA in the Media—"We're not going to allow developers or Realtors tell [our] stories for us"

Piden cambios en la ordenanza 'Welcoming City' con una marcha durante el Domingo de RamosPiden cambios en la ordenanza 'Welcoming City' con una marcha durante el Domingo de Ramos

Immigration, Videos, Youth, News, LSNA in the Media—"Líderes religiosos, activistas y la comunidad de Chicago se movilizaron con el fin exigir más protección para los indocumentados y las víctimas de crímenes."

'Know Your Rights' Video Release from Estudiantes Sin Fronteras"Know Your Rights" Video Release from Estudiantes Sin Fronteras

Immigration, Videos, Youth, News, Education—"Estudiantes Sin Fronteras, (Students Without Borders), a Schurz student organization, recently released an updated version of their "Know Your Rights" video to educate immigrants and community… Continue

Workshops help teachers cope with students’ immigration fearsWorkshops help teachers cope with students’ immigration fears

Safety, Immigration, News, Education—“We noticed there was a huge amount of anxiety permeating schools,” said Bridget Murphy, of the Logan Square Neighborhood Association. “How do you concentrate in school if… Continue

Duckworth Touts Public Education, College Affordability at Parent Mentor Conference in ChicagoDuckworth Touts Public Education, College Affordability at Parent Mentor Conference in Chicago

Education, Parent Engagement, News, LSNA in the Media—“I’m a strong proponent of public education because I’m a product of public education,” said Senator Duckworth. “It’s crucial that every child gets the attention… Continue

Nueve escuelas públicas de Chicago se declaran santuario para inmigrantesNueve escuelas públicas de Chicago se declaran santuario para inmigrantes

Immigration, Parent Engagement, Education, News, LSNA in the Media—"Miembros de la Asociación de Vecindarios de Logan Square (LSNA) junto a funcionarios públicos electos, directores y padres de estudiantes se dieron cita afuera de la primaria Frederick… Continue

THE IMPACT OF CHICAGO PUBLIC HIGH SCHOOL CLOSINGS AND OPENINGS SINCE 1995THE IMPACT OF CHICAGO PUBLIC HIGH SCHOOL CLOSINGS AND OPENINGS SINCE 1995

Youth, Education, Affordable Housing—" Kelvyn Park’s buy in rate has dropped continuously since 2008. Negative perceptions in the community, administrative instability and the opening of alternative options have all contributed to… Continue

Escuelas en Logan Square anuncian que se convertirán en santuario para inmigrantesEscuelas en Logan Square anuncian que se convertirán en santuario para inmigrantes

Education, Immigration, Videos, News, LSNA in the Media, Newsletters—"Las escuelas ofrecerán talleres informativos para padres y también para maestros."

Logan Square Schools Are Now 'Sanctuary Zones,' Declares Neighborhood GroupLogan Square Schools Are Now 'Sanctuary Zones,' Declares Neighborhood Group

Safety, Immigration, Education, News, Newsletters—“We want to show our students that they are not alone. You are more than a status; you are a human.”

$1,595 For A Studio In Logan Square? New Normal Worries Longtime Residents$1,595 For A Studio In Logan Square? New Normal Worries Longtime Residents

Affordable Housing, 606 Bloomingdale Trail, News, Lathrop—"I guess I'm confused. Those towers and all of these new developments .... maybe [they're] affordable for a certain demographic, but that's not the demographic that's being displaced..."

Residentes marcharon para construcción de vivienda pública en Logan SquareResidentes marcharon para construcción de vivienda pública en Logan Square

606 Bloomingdale Trail, Videos, News, Lathrop—Disfrazados como la escena bíblica en que José y María buscan posada para pasar la noche en Belén, residentes de Logan Square se movilizaron para luchar por vivienda… Continue

Buscan dar seguridad a niños de Chicago ante el ‘Efecto Trump’Buscan dar seguridad a niños de Chicago ante el ‘Efecto Trump’

Youth, Immigration, News, Education—"Educan a padres de una escuela en Avondale/Logan Square para que conozcan sus derechos y fomenten la seguridad de los niños frente a políticas y actitudes antiinmigrantes"

¿Qué pasará si hay huelga de maestros en Chicago?¿Qué pasará si hay huelga de maestros en Chicago?

Videos, Parent Engagement, Education—Ana Centeno y Leticia Barrera llegaron a mostrar solidaridad con los maestros de las es cuelas públicas de Chicago, recaudando firmas para exigir una negociación ahora.

Chicago students heading home from Standing RockChicago students heading home from Standing Rock

Immigration, Youth, Education—"There were lots of hugs, gift giving and a few tears as we said goodbye to Standing Rock and our hosts at the Lower Brule camp. LSNA students had a better night's sleep because the weather warmed… Continue

CPS says schools will remain open if teachers walk outCPS says schools will remain open if teachers walk out

Parent Engagement, Education, News—"Enough of blaming our teachers, enough of making our children's education a political game" said Ana Centeno, a CPS parent and member of the Logan Square Neighborhood Association." "The fight isn't… Continue

Parent Power: Community Organizing as a Parent Engagement StrategyParent Power: Community Organizing as a Parent Engagement Strategy

Parent Engagement, Education, News—Logan Square Neighborhood Association, Chicago In 1995, the Logan Square Neighborhood Association (LSNA) in Chicago developed a program in conjunction with principals and teachers to engage parents… Continue

Dual language programs to expand, but fears over money lingerDual language programs to expand, but fears over money linger

Youth, Parent Engagement, News, Education—"Leticia Barrera, a Logan Square Neighborhood Association education organizer, says parents from nine area schools worked for two years, surveying other parents about their interest in dual language… Continue

Gentrification how it's affecting residents in Logan SquareGentrification how it's affecting residents in Logan Square

Youth, 606 Bloomingdale Trail, Videos, News, Lathrop, Affordable Housing—ADELANTE-Gentrification how it`s affecting residents in Logan Square

Exigen fondos para mantener ‘Padres Mentores’Exigen fondos para mantener ‘Padres Mentores’

Parent Engagement, Videos, News, Education—Exigen fondos para mantener ‘Padres Mentores’ Más de 600 padres de graduaron el día de hoy del programa Padres Mentores y le exigen a los legisladores que los hagan parte… Continue

Local teacher finds success after parent mentor programLocal teacher finds success after parent mentor program

Newsletters—Her attitude changed when she joined the Parent Mentors program through the Logan Square Neighborhood Association to volunteer at her children’s school. “It empowered me, giving me the… Continue

Journey of the Rockets (LSNA)Journey of the Rockets (LSNA)

Videos, Youth, Education—We would like to share with you this video of the LSNA programs that take place in after school at McAuliffe Elementary School.

The 606 trail, a study in contrasts, celebrates its first birthdayThe 606 trail, a study in contrasts, celebrates its first birthday

Youth, 606 Bloomingdale Trail, Affordable Housing, News, Lathrop—"We're at a point where we've lost families, but we don't want to keep losing any more. So I think if we stabilize the amount of property taxes or rent prices to keep everyone where they are right… Continue

Marching against gentrification, Pell grants for dual enrollment, being black at elite high schools, principals’ group electionMarching against gentrification, Pell grants for dual enrollment, being black at elite high schools, principals’ group election

Education, 606 Bloomingdale Trail, Affordable Housing, News, Lathrop—Hundreds marched on Tuesday to protest gentrification in Logan Square along the 606 trail, which they say is contributing to declines in neighborhood school enrollment. "I'm a parent against… Continue

Marchers take to the 606 trail to protest gentrificationMarchers take to the 606 trail to protest gentrification

Affordable Housing, 606 Bloomingdale Trail, Lathrop, News, Newsletters—The Logan Square Neighborhood Association, a community group which organized the march, offered proposals on how to keep residents from having to move. “If we’re going to keep working… Continue

Hundreds March on The 606 Over GentrificationHundreds March on The 606 Over Gentrification

Education, Youth, 606 Bloomingdale Trail, Affordable Housing, News, Lathrop, Newsletters—Hundreds of people marched along The 606 Tuesday night in a protest against gentrification. The march was organized to draw attention to the rising cost of living along the relatively new trail,… Continue

Parents, students, teachers mobilize at the Logan Square Eagle on the way to downtown rally.Parents, students, teachers mobilize at the Logan Square Eagle on the way to downtown rally.

Youth, Parent Engagement, Education, News, LSNA in the Media—'Get up, get down, Chicago is a union town!'...Logan Square backs CTU in April 1 events... Parents, students, teachers mobilize at the Logan Square Eagle on the way to downtown rally...

Group protests number of low-income units in planned Lathrop redevelopmentGroup protests number of low-income units in planned Lathrop redevelopment

Affordable Housing, 606 Bloomingdale Trail, Lathrop, News, News Archives—"Groups that included the Chicago Housing Initiative, the Logan Square Neighborhood Association and leaders from several churches rallied at the Lathrop complex at West Diversey Parkway and North… Continue

CTU President Addresses Parent Mentor ConventionCTU President Addresses Parent Mentor Convention

Parent Engagement, Education, LSNA in the Media—Union President Karen Lewis who said, “parent mentors your daily work in the classrooms is very valuable” The Parent Mentor Program was developed by the Logan Square Neighborhood… Continue

Lewis to CPS parents: April 1 CTU action ‘like an extra holiday’Lewis to CPS parents: April 1 CTU action ‘like an extra holiday’

Education, Parent Engagement, News, LSNA in the Media—“We are all being held hostage by a governor who doesn’t want to work for us,” Lewis told the crowd at the Logan Square Neighborhood Association’s Parent Mentor celebration… Continue

Compañías encuentran tácticas para evadir vivienda asequibleCompañías encuentran tácticas para evadir vivienda asequible

606 Bloomingdale Trail, Youth, Affordable Housing, Lathrop, LSNA in the Media—Además de construir proyectos residenciales extremadamente costosos, algunas compañías podrían estar evadiendo aspectos importantes de la Ordenanza de Requisitos… Continue

ONXRT Vol 17 Benefits Parent Mentors – Learn More!ONXRT Vol 17 Benefits Parent Mentors – Learn More!

Parent Engagement, Education, News—"They build stronger communities inside and outside of those schools."

Lessons in learning Tackling educational challenges around the worldLessons in learning Tackling educational challenges around the world

Youth, Immigration, Parent Engagement, News, Education, LSNA in the Media—"The example of the Logan Square Neighborhood Association could teach people in Iraq how to increase community engagement and reduce school segregation along ethnic or religious lines."

'We're Strangers in Our Own Land': Protesters Decry Humboldt Park Mansions'We're Strangers in Our Own Land': Protesters Decry Humboldt Park Mansions

Youth, 606 Bloomingdale Trail, Affordable Housing, News, Lathrop—"Our taxes are going up and our paychecks are staying the same," said Juan Media, who's lived in Humboldt Park for 30 years. "We will be forced to sell if we haven't been already. My neighbors that… Continue

Anuncio de la Corte Suprema “nos da una esperanza que no teníamos”Anuncio de la Corte Suprema “nos da una esperanza que no teníamos”

Parent Engagement, Immigration, News—La decisión del martes de la Corte fue recibida con beneplácito por residentes y organizaciones pro inmigrantes, aunque otros sectores no la aceptan.

'We've Been Pushed Out,' Logan Square Teens Protest Gentrification'We've Been Pushed Out,' Logan Square Teens Protest Gentrification

Affordable Housing, Youth, 606 Bloomingdale Trail, Lathrop, LSNA in the Media, Newsletters—"We've been pushed out of our neighborhoods," said Eduardo Cordero, 16."Do you think these buildings are meant for people who've lived here for a long time?"

Protest Against Logan Square GentrificationProtest Against Logan Square Gentrification

606 Bloomingdale Trail, Videos, Youth, News, Affordable Housing—Youth join with Grassroots Illinois Action to speak out against proposed Logan Square development along The 606 trail that could displace longtime residents. This program was recorded by Chicago… Continue

Mega Mall Redevelopment Passes Biggest HurdleMega Mall Redevelopment Passes Biggest Hurdle

606 Bloomingdale Trail, Affordable Housing, News—"John McDermott, of the Logan Square Neighborhood Association, argued against the plan. He called affordable housing "the fundamental existential issue" for Logan Square, with "a certain demographic"… Continue

Piden un alto a los desplazamientos en el vecindario de Logan SquarePiden un alto a los desplazamientos en el vecindario de Logan Square

606 Bloomingdale Trail, Videos, Youth, News, Affordable Housing—"Members of the Logan Square Neighborhood Association said they are meeting with Ald. Proco Joe Moreno (1st) to discuss ways to keep longtime area residents in Logan Square".

Logan Square Moms Build Dia de los Muertos Altars to Protest Budget CutsLogan Square Moms Build Dia de los Muertos Altars to Protest Budget Cuts

Parent Engagement, Education, News—A group of angry Logan Square moms took their message of state legislators this week in the form of Dia de los Muertos altars.

City Colleges consolidation stirs concern about enrollment in child development programsCity Colleges consolidation stirs concern about enrollment in child development programs

Education, Parent Engagement, News, LSNA in the Media—Early childhood education piqued Jaqueline Espinal’s interest when her daughter started preschool at Darwin Elementary in Logan Square. She first pitched in as a volunteer, then became a parent… Continue