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"Que Viva"

Lissette Castaneda, a housing leader at LSNA, recalled Zapata’s origins in the NCP planning process and singled out staff and volunteers who went the extra mile to get it done.

“We have worked hard,” Castaneda said, and must continue to work hard “for the next 61 families” who need affordable housing. In that struggle, she said “we can look back to this shining light, so we will never have to doubt our power—the power of justice—ever again.”

Chicago Community Group Breaks Down Home-School Barriers

Great piece by Education Week about LSNA's transformative Parent Mentor Program with quotes by Shirley Reyes (LSNA Mozart Parent Coordinator), Susanna Rojas (LSNA Board Member and teacher at Mozart) and Nancy Aardema (LSNA Executive Director).

Se organizan por sus hijos from HOY Newspaper

Los niños no pueden quedarse sin maestros, clases o concilios escolares (LSC) según padres de familia de varias escuelas del noroeste de la ciudad que llevarán ese mensaje a legisladores estatales en las próximas semanas.