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September 29, 2010 | by Brittany Langmeyer Contributor for ADENTRO DE PILSEN | State News
For 32 million uninsured Americans, the recently passed Health Care Reform Bill will bring long overdue health coverage to the low-income and uninsured. But in Pilsen, a neighborhood whose population is largely comprised of Mexican immigrants, access to healthcare may not come as quickly, if at all. continue reading »
September 29, 2010 | by Shawn J. Mayberry Contributor for ADENTRO DE PILSEN | State News
Over the past five years Pilsen has seen a decrease in crime and residents believe that this is due to the increase in diversity in the community and recent real estate developments. “Gentrification is helping decrease crime because of the kind of people that are moving into the area,”said Maria Torres, a representative from the Pilsen Alliance, which is a community organization that focuses on the development of the Pilsen area. continue reading »