Latino Aldermen Seek Improved Services In Hispanic NeighborhoodsA report by UIC showed the Latino population is growing substantially and spreading widely through the city’s neighborhoods.
Latino Chicago Students Receive $110,000 In Combined ScholarshipsAld. Gilbert Villegas (36th) said scholarships were open to students whether they were born in the United States or not.
CPS Latino Advisory Committee Resigns Over School Budget CutsCPS Latino Advisory Committee chairman Jose Rico said his committee’s recommendations have fallen on deaf ears at the board, and that schools with mostly Latino students have the least amount of money spent on them.
Black And Latino Aldermen Back Rahm's Surprise Choice For Top CopHours before Mayor Rahm Emanuel formally announced his selection of Chicago Police Chief of Patrol Eddie Johnson as the new interim superintendent, the leaders of the City Council’s Black and Latino caucuses threw their full support behind the decision.
Latino Aldermen Demand Escalante Be Considered For CPD SuperintendentMembers of the Chicago City Council Latino Caucus on Friday demanded interim Police Supt. John Escalante get the job permanently, or at least be included on a new list of finalists for the position.
Head Of City Council Latino Caucus Raising Funds For Youth Mentorship FoundationThe Chicago City Council Latino Caucus is on a mission, to elevate its status and raise funds for its Latino Youth Foundation, reports WBBM’s Keith Johnson.
City Council Approves New Ward MapThe City Council has approved a new map for Chicago’s 50 wards, as required following the 2010 Census.
Special Council Meeting Could End Ward Remap DebateSeveral Chicago communities will be closely watching a special session of the City Council Thursday, as aldermen try to map out new ward boundaries.
Latino Activists Pushing New Ward Map As CompromiseMayor Rahm Emanuel is still publicly keeping clear of the fight among Chicago aldermen to redraw ward boundaries.
Competing Plans Brewing Fight For City Council Ward Remap EffortBlack and Latino aldermen are backing competing plans and heading for a floor fight in the Chicago ward remap effort.