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15th Ward aldermanic candidates headed to runoff

*Baja para leer en español *scroll down for Spanish Two candidates will be fighting to become alderman in the newly drawn 15th Ward. On Tuesday Feb. 24, Democratic Committeeman Raymond Lopez almost took the victory with 47.31 percent of the vote according to unofficial reports from the Chicago Board of Elections. Chicago Police Officer, Rafael […]

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Municipal Elections 2015 update

*Last updated March 4.  Garcia forces Emanuel into runoff election Chicago polling firm Ogden & Fry is calling the mayoral race a “dead heat” after conducting two post-election polls last month. The first poll was administered Wednesday, Feb. 25 followed by another on Saturday, Feb. 28 according to The Chicago Sun-Times. In the Wednesday poll of […]

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Reflecting on 75 years of impact

Milestone marks a journey from organizing to service delivery in an immigrant community The Back of the Yards Neighborhood Council, a community organization that became a model for other neighborhood councils across the country, is celebrating its 75 years of service this year. The organization was first founded out of a vision to empower residents […]