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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.

Pilot program to train Seattle parents for larger role at school

Parents wishing for a larger role in their children’s schools may get the chance through a pilot program in Seattle that will train 20 volunteers as classroom aides.

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 morning.

Parent Mentor Program Graduates Record Number Of Classroom Tutors

Largest-ever graduating class in the history of the Parent Mentor Program.

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.

Future of Ames, Kelvyn Schools Focus of Logan Square Association Congress

If CPS chief executive officer Barbara Byrd Bennett "is committed to the students then she should be here,” Valasquez said. “We’re scared and skeptical — August is right around the corner and no one has a plan.”

Vitale demand for proof of community support is met by Ames Referendum success (Video)

Parents and Ames Community leaders testified at the CPS Board meeting on Wednesday 03/15/14 after Referendum success asking David Vitale to reconsider plans to convert Ames to Military School.  69% of Voters said YES to SaveAmes.

Meet the Ames Press Club 2012 to 2013

Meet the student reporters and the adult advisors who are part of Ames Press Club.

Military in Ames

Ames Press Club asks: What do kids at Ames think about the upcoming transformation of their school?

Ames Elev8 Musicians in Los Angeles

Bravo to Frank & Luis who performed with the Simon Bolivar Orchesra of Venezuela in February.

Community Group To Chicago Board Of Ed: Let Voters Decide Fate Of Ames

Let the voters decide.  
Vote March 18th in Ward 1: pct 26  Ward 26: Pct 8,23,24,49  Ward 35: 12,13,16

LET THE VOTERS DECIDE THE FUTURE OF AMES!!!

http://www.lsna.net/news/2851SAVE AMES Community School referendum/March 18th primary ballot

Conference Emphasizes Need for Parent Engagement in Education

Both Seattle and Logan Square programs emphasize that parent and community engagement is essential in nurturing education.

Lathrop Residents PUSH against CHA Plan.

"A tower is out of character and it's wrong," Waguespack said. "We don't want to allow CHA to do something that organizations and people around it are opposed to."

In letters and a published opinion piece, Ald. Proco "Joe" Moreno, 1st, has also been critical of the CHA proposal and pushed for more affordable housing at the site.

Lessons for locals on power of parents in the classroom

A community group in northwest Chicago has turned hundreds of hesitant parents into capable classroom helpers, role models and leaders by tapping into strengths many don’t realize they have.

Mentor Program Benefits Students and Parents Alike (Video)

The Logan Square Parent Mentor Program shatters the notion that all low income parents are too busy to spend time at school or just don't care.

Immigrants welcome chance to apply for new state temporary driver's licenses

"[Laura Barrios] volunteers with the Logan Square Neighborhood Association's early childhood development program and has completed courses to become a certified nursing assistant."

Camino de la Reforma - Univision TV Coverage of 11/06/13 Immigration demonstration at ICE. (Video)

Thank you to the many LSNA leaders who participated in this demonstration on behalf of the many people who have been deported.  Time for House Speaker Boehner to call a vote on immigration reform.

Ames parents continue fight against Marine Military Academy

Following a week of confusing signals from the alderman, the mayor, and CPs, 85 Ames supporters spent about three hours canvassing their neighborhood on Chicago's Northwest side.

Avondale Neighborhood Gets New Education Campus

Sharon Hahs, president of Northeastern Illinois University, “We believe it is important to be a community partner, and we look forward to many other joint initiatives with the Logan Square Neighborhood Association in the future.” 

Maldonado Won't Back Down From Plan to Move Military School Into Ames

"I'm really surprised that Maldonado is doing this again because Ames is at the best place it's been in 10 years," said Koutny.

La Escuela Ames Intermedia pertenece a la Comunidad! Pero el Alderman Maldonado otra vez está tratando de imponer la escuela Secundaria Marina Militar en el edificio de la escuela Ames.

Este Miércoles Julio 24, 2013 el alderman Maldonado va a pedir a CPS que pongan la escuela Militar en Ames al comienzo de este año escolar.

Llama a CPS ahora y diles que pongan un alto al Alderman Maldonado!

Ordinance Aims To “Keep Chicago Renting"

“We have been able to do a lot of outreach to homeowners and renters in Logan Square,” said Daniel La Spata, co-chair on housing and land use for LSNA. “In Logan Square a majority of the buildings under foreclosure are multi-unit buildings, so we have been able to do a lot of work with those tenants.”

Parent Mentor Program Celebrates Statewide Expansion, Urges Legislators To Continue Funding (Video)

"Trained parents are now incorporated into more than 400 classrooms across Illinois. Training is provided by 13 grassroots organizations, including founding organizations like the Logan Square Neighborhood Organization and Southwest Organizing Project."

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