“As alderman, you just have so much more power; I want to provide really superb constituent services.” Meet Colin Bird-Martinez, who’s running against Alderman Milly Santiago in the 31st Ward, which covers part of Logan Square, Avondale and Hermosa.
What happened to the Millennial Left? A local Chicago organization looks to Marx to answer this question and solve complex political issues of the 21st century and recently held a free presentation at Comfort Station to open up that discussion.
Ald. Carlos Ramirez-Rosa hosted one of three Assembly Meetings last night to present his progress to the community. Catch the next ones tonight and on July 28 to get informed.
The Community Defense Committee (CDC) stands with the neighborhood’s immigrants—and against deportations by ICE. Catch them canvassing July 21 to learn more.
State Rep. Will Guzzardi held a public meeting last week to update constituents on news from Springfield. Education, taxes, immigration and stricter gun laws were discussed—get the details here and stay up-to-date.
1st Ward challenger and Logan Square resident Daniel La Spata spoke at the Congress Theater June 19 to criticize its proposed development of a hotel and apartments, which Alderman Joe Moreno supports.
Will Mayor Rahm Emanuel’s cop academy get approved for more funding at tomorrow’s city council meeting? Not if local alderman and community organizers can help it.
Chicago protestors may soon have to worry about police drones recording their images, a Logan Square alderman told supporters.
Logan Square resident and activist Rob Reid founded a group of like-minded readers, journalists and activists to help shore up neighborhood news.
For Logan Square-area politician Delia Ramirez, the work has already started—long before her job does.