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The 606 trail, a study in contrasts, celebrates its first birthday
"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…
Marching against gentrification, Pell grants for dual enrollment, being black at elite high schools, principals’ group election
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…
Hundreds March on The 606 Over Gentrification
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,…
Marchers take to the 606 trail to protest gentrification
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…
Parents, students, teachers mobilize at the Logan Square Eagle on the way to downtown rally.
'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 redevelopment
"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…
Lewis to CPS parents: April 1 CTU action ‘like an extra holiday’
“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…
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."
'We're Strangers in Our Own Land': Protesters Decry Humboldt Park Mansions
"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…
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.
ONXRT Vol 17 Benefits Parent Mentors – Learn More!
"They build stronger communities inside and outside of those schools."
Mega Mall Redevelopment Passes Biggest Hurdle
"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"…
Protest Against Logan Square Gentrification
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…
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".
Logan Square Moms Build Dia de los Muertos Altars to Protest Budget Cuts
A group of angry Logan Square moms took their message of state legislators this week in the form of Dia de los Muertos altars.
Madres "muertas de la ira" por recortes presupuestales
Un grupo de madres de familia de Logan Square organizó el "día de los muertos de la ira", visitando a representantes estatales de Illinois, con un altar que muestra los difuntos…
City Colleges consolidation stirs concern about enrollment in child development programs
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…
Colleges team up to help early childhood workers get degrees
“It’s about making sure our bilingual-bicultural teachers, current and future, get the professional development and support they need,” says Lucy Gomez-Feliciano, who oversees the…
West Side parents aid teachers, learn skills in expanding program
Trained by LSNA's Parent Engagement Institute: Parent Mentor program starts its 2nd year in Charleston,West Virginia, sponsored by HOPE Community Development Corporation and West Virginia Healthy…
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.
Lack of Budget Is Dismantling Critical State Services
To prevent further damage to children, families, and communities, lawmakers and the governor need to take responsibility for funding our state’s priorities by restoring the revenue we need to…
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.
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…

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