Skip to main content

Immigration

1–25 of 36 items | Next »

City Council Approves 6-Month Moratorium On Demolition Permits Near The 606 Trail
“Our rent went from the hundreds to the thousands, and there’s no way my parents could afford that, so we had to move out..”
Development Freeze Aims to Slow Displacement Near 606 Trail
“When you go from two, three families in one building, on one lot, to one family, our schools see under-enrollment, and as result they experience cuts, and our commercial corridors find it…
Residents along 606 Trail worry they'll be displaced by surging home prices in Logan Square, Humboldt Park
"We all grew up together, we all grew up in the same neighborhoods. And it's like all of a sudden, just because this new item has come into the neighborhood, it's like we suddenly have to move and…
Mural of Butterfly Symbolizes Journey of Immigrants
“The monarch makes an amazing journey from Mexico north to U.S. and Canada and back to Mexico, which takes four generations. It is the great-grandchildren that make it back to Michoacán,…
As Logan Square & Humboldt Park Property Taxes Skyrocket, Both Longtime And New Residents Consider Moving
"We lost our neighborhood school, the streets are riddled with potholes and there's gunshots. What are we paying for?" one resident said.
‘A stranger in my own community’: Mixed feelings as young Latinos move back to gentrifying Chicago neighborhoods
“We have to ask ourselves when we are getting public amenities in our community, who is going to benefit and who is going to be burdened,” Christian Diaz, the lead housing organizer at…
LSNA Welcomes New Round of Parent Mentors
"Hundreds of new parents graduated on Thursday, June 6th from the Logan Square Neighborhood Association Parent Teacher Mentor Program at Carl Schurz High School. “After demonstrating the…
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…
Candidates Promise to Vote No on Mega TIF Bonds at LSNA Aldermanic Forum
Residents of Logan Square, Avondale, Hermosa, and Lathrop packed the auditorium at McAuliffe Elementary (1841 N. Springfield Ave.) Feb. 8 to hear aldermanic candidates speak about the Logan Square…
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..."
Mayoral forum recap: all the answers, none ...
At back-to-back forums last week 11 candidates fielded questions and even provided some answers.
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…
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..."
Youth Rally Blocks The 606 To Keep Anti-Gentrification Ordinance On Track
"Logan Square has always been my home. I went to grade school in Logan Square and all my memories are in Logan Square. I've seen Latinx people leave, and luxury developments pop up, and I've started…
Piden cambios en la ordenanza 'Welcoming City' con una marcha durante el Domingo de Ramos
"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
"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…
Nueve escuelas públicas de Chicago se declaran santuario para inmigrantes
"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…
Workshops help teachers cope with students’ immigration fears
“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…
Escuelas en Logan Square anuncian que se convertirán en santuario para inmigrantes
"Las escuelas ofrecerán talleres informativos para padres y también para maestros."
Logan Square Schools Are Now 'Sanctuary Zones,' Declares Neighborhood Group
“We want to show our students that they are not alone. You are more than a status; you are a human.”
Buscan dar seguridad a niños de Chicago ante el ‘Efecto Trump’
"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"
Chicago students heading home from Standing Rock
"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…
Lessons in learning Tackling educational challenges around the world
"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."
Anuncio de la Corte Suprema “nos da una esperanza que no teníamos”
La decisión del martes de la Corte fue recibida con beneplácito por residentes y organizaciones pro inmigrantes, aunque otros sectores no la aceptan.

1–25 of 36 items | Next »