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'We've Been Pushed Out,' Logan Square Teens Protest Gentrification
"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?"
Piden un alto a los desplazamientos en el vecindario de Logan Square
"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".
Meet "Generation All" Steering Committee Member and Intern, Jesus Velazquez
"After learning about the school to prison pipeline from my LSNA and V.O.Y.C.E experiences, I realized that there was a system that had pushed a lot of my friends out of school, and I was almost…
White House recognizes LSNA's comprehensive education programs as a national "Bright Spot" in educational excellence for Hispanics.
The Bright Spots catalog features over 230 programs, models, organizations and initiatives that are supporting and investing in the educational attainment of Hispanics.
At Kelvyn Park High School, it's back to school with fewer teachers
Hundreds of thousands of Chicago Public Schools students on Tuesday returned to the classroom amid massive financial woes for the district: an expired teacher contract and a $480 million budget hole .
Beachwood Reporter: Cuts to Kelvyn Park High School
"We have no college counselor," Sherilyn Flores, a 17-year-old senior, said outside the Hermosa neighborhood high school. "I'm more worried about college this year than any other senior would be."
Save Kelvyn Park High School
Logan Square Neighborhood Association Press Conference on the first day of school 2015, Kelvyn Park High School.
CPS budget cuts hit special education students
"...the district has kept pretty quiet about how it’s going about making changes to how special education is delivered."
Protesters Demand CPS, Mayor Halt Cuts, Ask 'Rich to Pay Their Fair Share'
“Our school budgets are getting chopped at the same time families are struggling to stay in their community," said Jennifer Velazquez, a Kelvyn Park High School graduate and local school…
LSNA Addresses 606 Gentrification Fears
“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…
Logan Square's 53rd Annual Community Congress is Set for Saturday
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…
Different Drummers: Teens Talk Immigration
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).
VOYCE Video
Thank you to #LSNA #YouthLeaders for your work with @VOYCE to create fairer school discipline standards in Illinois. Call and ask your State Senator to support SB100.
Students Demand End To Harsh School Punishments (VIDEO)
"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"
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…
Thank you Parent Mentors. 2014 Graduation Video.
Thank you parent mentors for a job well done. Congratulations on your Graduation. See you next year!!
Graduating Seniors Testify to Elev8’s Strengths
These Elev8 students who are about to graduate from High School and continue on to college are the kind of leaders all of our communities can be proud of.
LSNA 52nd Congress Tackles Housing And Education
LSNA officials pledged to register 2,000 voters this summer. Their initiative was supported by the aldermen and several local groups including the Center For Changing Lives , St. Sylvester Parish and…
Logan Square Group Holds Vigil For Ames, Turns Spotlight On Kelvyn Park High
“They have to placate the public by letting them think they are going to talk this through, but they’ve already decided,’’ said Brian Brennan, a Kelvyn Park social studies…
Ames Military School Opposition to be a Focus of Neighborhood Congress
“It’s another way to keep politicians on their feet and tell them we have power and we can do a lot — especially when we have the support of the community,” said Jennifer…
U.S. Rep. Jan Schakowsky meets with Parent Mentors (Video)
LSNA Joanna Brown attended the meeting with U.S. Representative Jan Schakowski and parent mentors at Fairfield South in Niles, IL.
Continuar el debate sobre la secundaria Ames
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Ames Referendum VICTORY Press Conference: 10am this morning at the Board of Ed
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.
"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…
Ames Middle School Victory despite Marines at polling places
" Uniformed Marines have no business hanging around polling places during an election -- unless we're under martial law. Are we? If not, back to the barracks. E Pluribus Unim."

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