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Chicago Has A Plan To Build Near CTA Trains. But Who Does It Help?
Christian Diaz of the Logan Square Neighborhood Association stands in the Emmet Street parking lot, a city-owned lot where housing advocates envision an affordable TOD development for working-class…
Development In Humboldt Park Sparks Discussions Of Gentrification
“These are monuments to the displacement of working class families in Chicago and it’s a painful..."
Youth Rally Blocks The 606 To Keep Anti-Gentrification Ordinance On Track
"Logan Square has always been my home. I went to grade school in Logan Square and all my memories are in Logan Square. I've seen Latinx people leave, and luxury developments pop up, and I've started…
Piden cambios en la ordenanza 'Welcoming City' con una marcha durante el Domingo de Ramos
"Líderes religiosos, activistas y la comunidad de Chicago se movilizaron con el fin exigir más protección para los indocumentados y las víctimas de crímenes."
"Know Your Rights" Video Release from Estudiantes Sin Fronteras
"Estudiantes Sin Fronteras, (Students Without Borders), a Schurz student organization, recently released an updated version of their "Know Your Rights" video to educate immigrants and community…
Nueve escuelas públicas de Chicago se declaran santuario para inmigrantes
"Miembros de la Asociación de Vecindarios de Logan Square (LSNA) junto a funcionarios públicos electos, directores y padres de estudiantes se dieron cita afuera de la primaria Frederick…
Workshops help teachers cope with students’ immigration fears
“We noticed there was a huge amount of anxiety permeating schools,” said Bridget Murphy, of the Logan Square Neighborhood Association. “How do you concentrate in school if…
Escuelas en Logan Square anuncian que se convertirán en santuario para inmigrantes
"Las escuelas ofrecerán talleres informativos para padres y también para maestros."
Logan Square Schools Are Now 'Sanctuary Zones,' Declares Neighborhood Group
“We want to show our students that they are not alone. You are more than a status; you are a human.”
Buscan dar seguridad a niños de Chicago ante el ‘Efecto Trump’
"Educan a padres de una escuela en Avondale/Logan Square para que conozcan sus derechos y fomenten la seguridad de los niños frente a políticas y actitudes antiinmigrantes"
Chicago students heading home from Standing Rock
"There were lots of hugs, gift giving and a few tears as we said goodbye to Standing Rock and our hosts at the Lower Brule camp. LSNA students had a better night's sleep because the weather warmed…
Lessons in learning Tackling educational challenges around the world
"The example of the Logan Square Neighborhood Association could teach people in Iraq how to increase community engagement and reduce school segregation along ethnic or religious lines."
Anuncio de la Corte Suprema “nos da una esperanza que no teníamos”
La decisión del martes de la Corte fue recibida con beneplácito por residentes y organizaciones pro inmigrantes, aunque otros sectores no la aceptan.
Meet "Generation All" Steering Committee Member and Intern, Jesus Velazquez
"After learning about the school to prison pipeline from my LSNA and V.O.Y.C.E experiences, I realized that there was a system that had pushed a lot of my friends out of school, and I was almost…
Lack of Budget Is Dismantling Critical State Services
To prevent further damage to children, families, and communities, lawmakers and the governor need to take responsibility for funding our state’s priorities by restoring the revenue we need to…
LSNA Addresses 606 Gentrification Fears
“I live eight houses away from the elevated train track where the 606 will be, and I’m already starting to see some changes. It’s going to attract a lot of people, so how can I be a…
Local Officials Address Logan Square Neighbors' Fears of 606 Gentrification
In a brief keynote address at the end of the event, County Board President Toni Preckwinkle didn't reference any specific policy action but echoed the importance of affordable housing, of which…
Different Drummers: Teens Talk Immigration
Hear from teen leaders: Jesus Velazquez (Kelvyn Park High School/LSNA leader/JFON volunteer ), Fhernanda Avila (JFON volunteer), and Jonathan Guerra (Humboldt Park United Methodist Church member).
Volunteers needed at LSNA to help others become US citizens! Se Necesitan Voluntarios para Ayudar a otros con la Ciudadanía
You can make a difference! Si se puede!
Latino Moms Team Up to Teach Chicago's Youngest
"In recent years, [LSNA] has gained attention for training parents to be mentors in their children’s elementary schools. That program, profiled in 2012 by The Hechinger Report and NBC News, now…
Their children’s first teachers: Latino parents targeted in early education efforts
"Laura Barrios, a 31-year-old mother of three, was petrified to speak as a panelist at a breakfast the neighborhood association organized for Illinois legislators, particularly remembering her…
Siguen dando préstamos para Acción Diferida
Buscan vencer el obstáculo financiero que enfrentan los jóvenes solicitantes de la Acción Diferida en Illinois, a través de préstamos
Please Help Bring Pastor Nieves Back to Chicago
Our friends at Humboldt Park UMC, an LSNA member organization - urgently need our financial help for a medical emergency.
Sueños for 2014: A Dream Student Resource Update
A quick update about LSNA DACA services and the Illinois Dream Fund for College.