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Parent mentors celebrate graduation, program expansion: ‘Each day I know I accomplish something’
“I always wanted to do something that just made me proud, I wanted to leave at the end of the day knowing that I accomplished something, Each day being a parent mentor I know I’m…
Hundreds Of Logan Square Residents Show Up To Fight For 100% Affordable Housing Complex As Opponents Try To Slow Down Process
Of the roughly 500 residents who attended, 350 voted "yes," 112 voted "no," 35 voted "yes, with conditions" and five votes were indecipherable.
Prior to Tonight’s Logan TOD Hearing, Supporters Make Their Final Case
"O n the morning before tonight’s community input meeting for the proposed 100-unit, 100-percent affordable transit-oriented development for the Emmett Street parking lot next to the Logan…
As Logan Housing Costs Skyrocket, New 100 Percent Affordable Housing Complex ‘Extremely Important’ Step In Right Direction, Ald. Says
“I’ve been trying to get this done since 2016 and the Mayor’s office hasn’t helped until now,” the alderman said, adding, “The mayor wants to see this done during…
Chicago’s Lincoln Yards Puts Affordable Housing Groups In A Bind
Lincoln Yards is a planned $6 billion megaproject — featuring skyscrapers, corporate headquarters, and thousands of units of upscale housing — to be sandwiched between Lincoln Park and…
Housing organizations OK to sue Cook Assessor over ex-assessor's 'discriminatory' practices
From Cook County Record: Housing assistance organizations have won the right to continue, for now, with a lawsuit against the Cook County Assessor’s office for past property tax assessment…
How to win over Northwest Side voters: Chicago aldermen candidates hone in on high school plans
Photo Credit: Cassie Walker Burke / Chalkbeat Chicago Organized by the Logan Square Neighborhood Association, Friday’s event brought together candidates from six of the city’s most…
Five Mayoral Hopefuls Commit to Ambitious Progressive Agenda at Forum
“We want the next mayor of Chicago to know we’ve had enough of the devastation in our communities,” said Ashley Galvan Ramos of the Logan Square Neighborhood Association, who helped…
Chicago Neighborhoods Front And Center At Forum For Mayoral Candidates
“We are here to send a message to the candidates that our communities..."
As Gentrification Moves West, Hermosa And Logan Square Leaders Launch Plan To Fight Displacement
"Logan Square Neighborhood Association partnered with Local Initiatives Support Corporation, or LISC, on the 56-page plan, which doubles as a report on the state..."
Plan unveiled to reconfigure Logan Square traffic circle
"Bicyclist Juan Sebastian Arias, who lives in Logan Square and bikes to work in the Loop, supports bike safety. He is also a member of the Logan Square Neighborhood Association, which has raised…
How Chicago Is Making its Own Affordable Housing Crisis Worse
Logan Square residents and supporters march for racial equity and affordable housing in the rapidly gentrifying north side neighborhood of Logan Square in Chicago on October 23, 2018.
Chicago Has A Plan To Build Near CTA Trains. But Who Does It Help?
Christian Diaz of the Logan Square Neighborhood Association stands in the Emmet Street parking lot, a city-owned lot where housing advocates envision an affordable TOD development for working-class…
WCIU-TV QLP Interview/ LISC Chicago
Quality-of-Life Plan and neighborhood.
Neighbors March Against Displacement in Logan Square
The demonstrators called on community members to vote out elected officials who aren’t doing enough to prevent longtime residents from being priced out of the community...
Logan Square Anti-Gentrification March Draws 500 People: ‘Fight Today, Vote Tomorrow’
"I want my son to graduate from the school I graduated from. I want my friends and family to continue to live in their neighborhoods."
Logan Square Activists To March For Development Without Gentrification
More than 600 activists and their supporters are planning to march through the neighborhood next week.
Development In Humboldt Park Sparks Discussions Of Gentrification
“These are monuments to the displacement of working class families in Chicago and it’s a painful..."
Teamwork Englewood’s Grant Will Take Some Safe Passage Workers From The Streets To Inside The Classroom
Teamwork Englewood won a $50,000 grant from the Illinois Parent Mentoring Program, administered by the Logan Square Neighborhood Association , according to Rosalind Moore, director of programs for…
How One Alderman Is Working to Demystify Redevelopment
The signage indicating zoning changes is notoriously impenetrable. In Logan Square, Carlos Ramirez-Rosa is rolling out new rules.
Comunidad se reúne para buscar soluciones al desplazamiento urbano en un barrio de Chicago
"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 Program
"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…
Lawsuit targets Berrios over biased residential assessments in Cook County
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?
“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…
12 More Ways To Help Hurricane Victims In Puerto Rico, Mexico
"Locals haven't stopped raising money for disaster victims in Puerto Rico and Mexico as relief efforts continue..."

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