Pilsen Neighbors Community Council

Pilsen Neighbors Community Council PNCC focuses on leadership development, community organizing, education advancement and universal healthcare. Pilsen Neighbors has been serving as a resource to connect organizations working to improve the Pilsen community for over 60 years.
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By focusing on the development of community leaders, PNCC has worked in alliance with churches, community-based organizations and schools to organize around the issues affecting the community. PNCC has been instrumental in bringing new institutions and capital improvements to the neighborhood. These include: Allocation and construction of Benito Juarez High School, Harrison Park Field House, West Side Technical Institute and the allocation of $26 million in city infrastructure funds between the years of 1959-1999. Planning and development of Alivio Medical Center, a not-for-profit community health center located in the Heart of Chicago and serving Pilsen, Little Village, and Back of the Yards. Since 1972, PNCC has have been partially been supported by the summer fundraiser, Fiesta del Sol. Fiesta del Sol has brought over 1 million people to the neighborhood in 1995 to enjoy Latino music, food and entertainment. Fiesta del Sol continuously bring over 1.2 million people over the four days, this year PNCC celebrated the 46th annual Fiesta del Sol. Fiesta del Sol serves as a fundraiser for the organization's community organizing efforts year round. Pilsen Neighbor's active core teams and clusters include: The Pilsen Education Task Force, whose purpose is to create a path of education from birth through college. The Pilsen Education Task force is made up of educational leaders, school principals and community organizations. The University Round Table, which consists of a strong partnership with colleges and universities to bridge the education gap for minority and underrepresented students. The URT helps raise scholarships through the Guadalupe A. Reyes Fiesta del Sol scholarship program and organize the annual College Day at Fiesta del Sol. GMC P.O.W.E.R. (Pastors Organized With Equity and Respect) cluster, whose goal is to continue building a powerful, metropolitan wide, social justice organization to work on such issues as public education, prison reform, job access, affordable housing and voter participation. The organization is interfaith and multi-racial. It engages Pastors and Community Leaders in the political and economic decisions affecting their lives and is a unified voice for the faith community to act on its values.

By focusing on the development of community leaders, PNCC has worked in alliance with churches, community-based organizations and schools to organize around the issues affecting the community. PNCC has been instrumental in bringing new institutions and capital improvements to the neighborhood. These include: Allocation and construction of Benito Juarez High School, Harrison Park Field House, West Side Technical Institute and the allocation of $26 million in city infrastructure funds between the years of 1959-1999. Planning and development of Alivio Medical Center, a not-for-profit community health center located in the Heart of Chicago and serving Pilsen, Little Village, and Back of the Yards. Since 1972, PNCC has have been partially been supported by the summer fundraiser, Fiesta del Sol. Fiesta del Sol has brought over 1 million people to the neighborhood in 1995 to enjoy Latino music, food and entertainment. Fiesta del Sol continuously bring over 1.2 million people over the four days, this year PNCC celebrated the 46th annual Fiesta del Sol. Fiesta del Sol serves as a fundraiser for the organization's community organizing efforts year round. Pilsen Neighbor's active core teams and clusters include: The Pilsen Education Task Force, whose purpose is to create a path of education from birth through college. The Pilsen Education Task force is made up of educational leaders, school principals and community organizations. The University Round Table, which consists of a strong partnership with colleges and universities to bridge the education gap for minority and underrepresented students. The URT helps raise scholarships through the Guadalupe A. Reyes Fiesta del Sol scholarship program and organize the annual College Day at Fiesta del Sol. GMC P.O.W.E.R. (Pastors Organized With Equity and Respect) cluster, whose goal is to continue building a powerful, metropolitan wide, social justice organization to work on such issues as public education, prison reform, job access, affordable housing and voter participation. The organization is interfaith and multi-racial. It engages Pastors and Community Leaders in the political and economic decisions affecting their lives and is a unified voice for the faith community to act on its values.

Mission: Pilsen Neighbors Community Council is a nonprofit organization established in 1954.The mission of PNCC is to work to establish policies and practices in Pilsen and the Southwest side areas to bring justice and equity by investing in the development of community leaders through leadership training and action. PNCC is part of Gamaliel, a grassroots network of non-partisan, faith-based organizations in 17 U.S. states, South Africa and the United Kingdom.

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11/11/2020
11/11/2020
What is #GivingTuesday?

#GivingTuesday is your chance to give back. To donate, visit https://bit.ly/3n9WhyY.

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11/10/2020

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11/10/2020

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11/10/2020
#GivingTuesday is a couple weeks away. Consider an investment in the work that we do year round by donating to the work ...
11/09/2020

#GivingTuesday is a couple weeks away. Consider an investment in the work that we do year round by donating to the work that we do. To donate, visit https://bit.ly/3n9WhyY or donate directly on Facebook by clicking on the "Donate" button

Your investment is appreciated and will go a long way in helping us serve our community.

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While election season is over, you can now register for any upcoming elections. To register to vote, visit https://ova.e...
11/09/2020

While election season is over, you can now register for any upcoming elections. To register to vote, visit https://ova.elections.il.gov/.

Next Elections:
Gubernatorial & Midterm Election: November 8th, 2020
Mayoral Election: February 28, 2023

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The message has always been to vote. When people come together behind a common vision for their communities, they can ac...
11/07/2020

The message has always been to vote. When people come together behind a common vision for their communities, they can accomplish a lot. Let the momentum of this presidential election season be the inspiration and model for you to invest in your communities and continue flourishing change by the means of action.

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11/04/2020

ONE MORE HOUR TILL POLLS CLOSE. STAY IN LINE IF YOU ARE THERE BY 7PM. #VOTE

11/03/2020
Vote like a champion!

The United Center is available for voters to cast their vote. Don't sit out. Make your voice heard.

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11/03/2020

The United Center is available for voters to cast their vote. Don't sit out. Make your voice heard.

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We are doing a caravan in Pilsen, Little Village, and Back of the Yards to encourage people to vote!Polls close at 7PM. ...
11/03/2020

We are doing a caravan in Pilsen, Little Village, and Back of the Yards to encourage people to vote!

Polls close at 7PM. Visit www.chicagoelections.gov to find your nearest polling place.

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If you are not near your local polling place... NO WORRIES. You can visit any of the 51 early voting locations and the U...
11/03/2020

If you are not near your local polling place... NO WORRIES. You can visit any of the 51 early voting locations and the United Center to vote. Early voting locations are open for everyone across the city.

Visit https://www.chicagoelections.gov/en/early-voting.html to view the nearest voting location near you.

Polls close at 7PM. You still have time!

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Illinois is one of the few states that you can register and VOTE on the same day of the election. To view requirements t...
11/03/2020

Illinois is one of the few states that you can register and VOTE on the same day of the election.

To view requirements to vote in person, visit: https://www.chicagoelections.gov/en/register-to-vote-change-of-address.html

To view your polling place, visit: https://www.chicagoelections.gov/en/your-voter-information.html

To view any of the alternative locations (same as early voting locations) to vote at, visit: https://www.chicagoelections.gov/en/early-voting.html

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Everything you need to know for tomorrow. Visit www.chicagoelections.gov to  view the resources available to cast your v...
11/03/2020

Everything you need to know for tomorrow. Visit www.chicagoelections.gov to view the resources available to cast your vote tomorrow. There are a lot of resources available for you to cast your vote safely. Make your voice heard.

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11/02/2020

Election is day tomorrow! Early voting is available today till 7PM. Visit www.pilsenneighbors.org/vote to see the resources available for you this election.

10/31/2020
It's not too late vote!

This election is important and every vote counts. Listen to the importance of voting as told by our youth leaders. If you don't have a voting plan, visit www.pilsenneighbors.org/vote to view resources to create a voting plan.

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10/31/2020

This election is important and every vote counts. Listen to the importance of voting as told by our youth leaders. If you don't have a voting plan, visit www.pilsenneighbors.org/vote to view resources to create a voting plan.

#PilsenNeighbors #Vote

Are you in the 14th Ward? If so, your voting site is at Edwards Elementary School (4815 S Karlov Ave), you can early vot...
10/25/2020

Are you in the 14th Ward? If so, your voting site is at Edwards Elementary School (4815 S Karlov Ave), you can early vote now and the location will be open till and on November 3rd.

See flyer for hours. To view your polling site visit www.pilsenneighbors.org/vote.

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Are you in the 22nd Ward? If so, your voting site is at Ortiz De Dominguez Elementary School (3000 S Lawndale Ave) , you...
10/23/2020

Are you in the 22nd Ward? If so, your voting site is at Ortiz De Dominguez Elementary School (3000 S Lawndale Ave) , you can early vote now and the location will be open till and on November 3rd.

See flyer for hours. To view your polling site visit www.pilsenneighbors.org/vote.

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Chicago Mayor's Office
10/23/2020

Chicago Mayor's Office

Tomorrow, new measures go into effect to slow the spread of COVID-19 in Chicago. This includes a non-essential business curfew from 10 PM to 6 AM. Essential businesses like grocery stores, pharmacies and gas stations will be able to stay open during this time. Please limit household gatherings to no more than 6 non-household members. More info ➡️ chi.gov/reopening.

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10/22/2020

Just a friendly reminder! Covid-19 cases are increasing throughout Illinois and our city. Make sure to wear your mask and keep yourself socially distanced 🙏🏼.

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Are you in the 15th Ward? If so, your voting site is at Carson Elementary School (5516 S Maplewood Ave), you can early v...
10/21/2020

Are you in the 15th Ward? If so, your voting site is at Carson Elementary School (5516 S Maplewood Ave), you can early vote starting October 14th and the location will be open till and on November 3rd.

See flyer for hours. To view your polling site visit www.pilsenneighbors.org/vote.

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La votación temprana es muy importante en un año tan crucial como el 2020. Acompañanos mañana, jueves 22 de octubre a la...
10/21/2020

La votación temprana es muy importante en un año tan crucial como el 2020.

Acompañanos mañana, jueves 22 de octubre a las 4PM, para una discusión con valiosa información sobre las votaciones. Tendremos presentes la Academia de Padres en el Liderazgo y la Junta Electoral de Chicago (Board of Election Commissioners for the City of Chicago) para discutir la votación de esta elección.

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Online voting registration closes tonight at 11:59PM. If you do not register before then, you will have to register in p...
10/18/2020

Online voting registration closes tonight at 11:59PM. If you do not register before then, you will have to register in person to vote this presidential election.

To register visit, https://ova.elections.il.gov/

#PilsenNeighbors #Vote

La votación temprana es muy importante en un año tan crucial como el 2020. Acompañanos este jueves, 22 de octubre a las ...
10/16/2020

La votación temprana es muy importante en un año tan crucial como el 2020. Acompañanos este jueves, 22 de octubre a las 4PM a una discusión con valiosa información sobre las votaciones.

#pilsenneighbors #vote

Today is the last day of the Census. Make yourself count. Fill yours out at 2020census.govHoy es el último día del censo...
10/15/2020

Today is the last day of the Census. Make yourself count. Fill yours out at 2020census.gov

Hoy es el último día del censo. Complete el suyo en 2020census.gov

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Thank you to all those that joined via our Facebook Live to officially kick off early voting in the City of Chicago. To ...
10/15/2020

Thank you to all those that joined via our Facebook Live to officially kick off early voting in the City of Chicago.

To see your early voting location, visit chicagoelections.gov. GO VOTE!

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10/14/2020

Early voting kick off! You can early vote at any of the early voting locations from now till November 3rd. For more information visit chicagoelections.gov.

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Early voting begins tomorrow at Jungman Elementary! Early voting will open from 8:30AM-7PM. We will be live at 10AM for ...
10/13/2020

Early voting begins tomorrow at Jungman Elementary! Early voting will open from 8:30AM-7PM. We will be live at 10AM for a press conference.

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This Wednesday, we OFFICIALLY kick off early voting throughout the city at Jungman. In partnership with the Board of Ele...
10/12/2020

This Wednesday, we OFFICIALLY kick off early voting throughout the city at Jungman. In partnership with the Board of Election Commissioners for the City of Chicago, we will be holding a press conference (live on FB) to talk about the resources available for you to cast a safe vote this election.

Early voting will be available from 8:30AM-7PM.

See flyer below for details.

Partnering organizations:
Gamaliel of Metro Chicago
The Chicago Bar Association
Alivio Medical Center
SGA Youth & Family Services
Pilsen WellnessCenter
Frida Kahlo Community Organization
Instituto del Progreso Latino
Coalition for a Better Chinese American Community- CBCAC
Opportunities For All
Chinese American Service League
Economic Strategic Development Corporation
El Valor
The Resurrection Project
Alderman Byron Sigcho Lopez 25th Ward Office
Commissioner Alma E. Anaya
State Rep Theresa Mah
Congressman Chuy García
State Representative Lakesia Collins

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2026 S Blue Island Ave
Chicago, IL
60608

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Monday 09:00 - 17:00
Tuesday 09:00 - 17:00
Wednesday 09:00 - 17:00
Thursday 09:00 - 17:00
Friday 09:00 - 17:00

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(312) 666-2663

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Established in 1954, Pilsen Neighbors Community Council (PNCC) is a non-profit community based organization whose mission is organize and establish policies and practices build around and for the community all throughout the Pilsen and Southwest areas of Chicago. PNCC works to create new community leaders through leadership training with a focus on civic engagement and taking action. PNCC works on issues such as economic development, education funding, universal health care, immigration reform, and workforce development. PNCC has been historically instrumental in organizing parents to upgrade school buildings, as well as building new schools to end overcrowding. PNCC's Pilsen Education Task Force just celebrate their 12th Annual Pilsen Education Summit. In addition, PNCC has seen increasing momentum in leader involvement while organizing Early Childhood Education and the University Round Table in their efforts to create change.

PNCC is part of Gamaliel of Metro Chicago and Gamaliel of Illinois, affiliates of an international organization, the Gamaliel Network, a grassroots network of non-partisan, faith-based organizations in 17 U.S. states, South Africa, and the United Kingdom. Gamaliel organizes and empowers ordinary people to effectively participate in the political, environmental, social, and economic decisions affecting their lives.

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