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Chicago names Mexican-American to Head Immigrants' Office

Hernandez, the son of Mexican immigrants, was born and raised in Chicago's Little Village/La Villita neighborhood and has experience in community initiatives related to health and quality of life.


Mayor Emanuel Announces Initiatives to Support Immigrant Entrepreneurs and Create Jobs Led by Office of New Americans

“Adolfo has a proven track record and will work to ensure every Chicagoan has access to the resources they need to contribute to this thriving global city.”

49th Annual LSNA Congress

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Chicago Communities Overlooked for Promise Neighborhood Grant

Four Chicago community groups will not be getting the federal Promise Neighborhood grants they'd hoped for.

Illinois misses out on more federal funding Neighborhood groups focused on education, helping underprivileged children were competing for grants of up to $500,000 each

On Tuesday, 17 nonprofit community groups in Illinois learned their applications were not among the 21 awarded Promise Neighborhoods grants from the U.S. Department of Education, headed by former Chicago Public Schools CEO Arne Duncan.