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Salvadoran Priest Celebrates 5 yrs in Chicago’s Little Village

Salvadoran priest Jose Landaverde has become a pro-immigrant activist, community organizer and the heart and soul of Our Lady of Guadalupe Anglican Mission in Chicago's mainly Mexican Little Village neighborhood, where he has been working for five years to "create hope among those who don't have it." continue reading »

Mexican Immigrant Sells Empanadas and Mexican Pasties at Chicago Laundromats

With a booming business preparing and selling food products, Mexican immigrant David Martinez practices just the kind of entrepreneurship the Chicago municipality seeks to promote among immigrants. But David is undocumented and though he does not dismiss the possibility that he might one day formally establish a business, his immediate goal is to survive after losing his job at a wholesale bakery. continue reading »

Chicago’s All Latina Theater Teatro Luna Sets Its Sights on the Coasts: Expands to LA and New York

As Chicago’s all-Latina theater company approaches its 12th anniversary and launches its new community arts center Luna Central in Chicago, it is gearing up to take big steps toward expanding its national reach. Its upcoming world premiere of Los Angeles playwright Diane Rodriguez’s new play Living Large in a Mini Kind of Way continue reading »

Casa Mexico City in Chicago Saturday May 5th Cinco de Mayo

Casa Ciudad de México en Chicago (Casa Mexico City in Chicago) invites you to join us in celebrating Cinco de Mayo with Hispanic Pro Saturday May 5, 2012 3:00 PM - 7:00 PM Vertigo Sky Lounge, 2 West Erie Street continue reading »

Early Voting Recommended in Chicago- Find Out Where Here

EARLY VOTING: There are only 25 days until the Primary Election, Tuesday, March 20, 2012. However, early voting began Monday, Feb. 27th and will end on March 15th. continue reading »

February 21, 2012 is the Deadline to Register to Vote in Chicago- Find out How HERE

ELECTION: There are only 49 days left until the Primary Election scheduled for Tuesday, March 20, 2012. The deadline to register to vote is Tuesday, Feb. 21, 2012. If you are eligible to vote, you can register at continue reading »

“Sh*t Chicagoans Say ”  VIDEO -  Accurate?

This is funny! Some say "dead on" others say it is definitely only true to north siders...I must admit- I laughed ! What do you think? continue reading »

Mayor Emanuel, Superintendent McCarthy Announce Violence Reduction Initiative in 7th, 11th Distrit

Concentrate Resources to Reduce Violence, Improve Quality of Life; Also Announce New Command Appointment. Mayor Rahm Emanuel and Chicago Police Superintendent Garry McCa continue reading »

2012 Maya World, the Count Down That Will Make History

Everyone knows the date December 21, 2012, but what does it really mean? The journey from the ancient Maya to the modern media has created a focal point in time and space that opens new opportunities for understand the past, the present, and the future... continue reading »

Alderman Agree on New Map, 13 Latino-Majority Wards

Despite objections from Ald. Roderick Sawyer of Chicago's 6th district, a new ward map was approved in a 41-8 vote. The new map creates 13 Latino-Majority wards, with 2 being near majority, continue reading »

Video Footage of Chicago Beating Prompts Online Anti-Bullying Campaign

Explosive campaign on Change.org calls for effective anti-bullying education and the prosecution of seven Chicago teenagers who filmed themselves beating and robbing an Asian student, then posted the video online. continue reading »

Chicago Police Arrest Seven Teenagers Involved in Beating and Robbery Captured on Video

Chicago Police Arrest Seven Teenagers Involved in Beating and Robbery Captured on Video. Chicago Police have arrested and charged seven teenagers in connection with the robbery and beating of a continue reading »

Come on Rahm: Let People Protest in Chicago They Don’t Want to “Sit Down and Shut Up”

More than 10,000 people have joined a popular campaign on Change.org calling on Chicago Mayor Rahm Emanuel to drop proposed amendments to Chicago City Ordinance O2011-9743 continue reading »

7 Boys in Bridgeport Neighborhood Record Themselves Beating Boy, Post on YouTube (VIDEO)

The alley behind James Ward Elementary School in Chicago's Bridgeport neighborhood was the site of a gruesome beating of a teenaged boy, and while it was hard to watch, the attack was caught on video and loaded to YouTube. continue reading »

A Tribute to Dr Hector Perez Garcia- Someone We Think You Should Know

All Hispanics should celebrate the life and legacy of Dr. Hector Perez Garcia (1914-1996). Dr. Garcia was a Mexican American physician, surgeon, World War II veteran, founder of the American G.I. Forum, and a tenacious civil rights leader for the Mexican American community nationally. He has earned his place in American history, but few know how significant his work was in the civil rights movement. continue reading »