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Frank Calabrese, via Twitter, @FrankCalabrase:"The new proposed Illinois 3rd congressional district would consist of Chi...
10/28/2021
Frank Calabrese on Twitter

Frank Calabrese, via Twitter, @FrankCalabrase:

"The new proposed Illinois 3rd congressional district would consist of Chicago, suburban Cook County, and DuPage County, with 60% of the population in Chicago. It would be an open Democratic district that is 47% Latino."

https://twitter.com/FrankCalabrese/status/1453737848813850625?t=BWtc-FRjBQtKCD5D7McPWA&s=19

“The new proposed Illinois 3rd congressional district would consist of Chicago, suburban Cook County, and DuPage County, with 60% of the population in Chicago. It would be an open Democratic district that is 47% Latino. This is the latest version. #twill #electiontwitter”

“At City Hall, the redrawing of Chicago’s 50 wards has become a battleground for Latino aldermen looking to capitalize o...
10/27/2021
Editorial: Remaps should empower citizens. They’re empowering the powerful instead.

“At City Hall, the redrawing of Chicago’s 50 wards has become a battleground for Latino aldermen looking to capitalize on the ever-growing Hispanic segment of the city”:

https://www.chicagotribune.com/opinion/editorials/ct-editorial-remaps-congressional-illinois-chicago-reform-20211026-ori7my2jyney3g2q25pdtpe5ja-story.html

If carried out fairly and openly, the redistricting process builds citizen trust. As long as the process is carried out in backrooms, that trust will remain elusive.

Chicago City Council Latino Caucus: We congratulate the Illinois General Assembly, especially Speaker @RepChrisWelch, Se...
10/24/2021

Chicago City Council Latino Caucus: We congratulate the Illinois General Assembly, especially Speaker @RepChrisWelch, Senate President @DonHarmonIL and the @ILLatinoCaucus for ensuring that the Latino community’s voice is reflective in the newly drawn congressional maps - https://t.co/3BgLuc5ZM1

Chicago City Council Latino Caucus: We congratulate the Illinois General Assembly, especially Speaker @RepChrisWelch, Senate President @DonHarmonIL and the @ILLatinoCaucus for ensuring that the Latino community’s voice is reflective in the newly drawn congressional maps - https://t.co/3BgLuc5ZM1

Capitol Fax: Democrats release new congressional map - More Latino strength.https://capitolfax.com/2021/10/23/democrats-...
10/24/2021
Capitol Fax.com - Your Illinois News Radar » *** UPDATED *** Democrats release new congressional map - More Latino strength - Newman, Casten in same district - Kinzinger, LaHood mapped together - Miller, Bost mapped together

Capitol Fax: Democrats release new congressional map - More Latino strength.

https://capitolfax.com/2021/10/23/democrats-release-new-congressional-map-more-latino-strength-newman-casten-in-same-district/?utm_source=dlvr.it&utm_medium=twitter

The House and Senate Redistricting Committees today released an updated version of the proposed congressional map that accounts for public feedback while improving minority influence.

https://www.chicagotribune.com/politics/ct-illinois-redistricting-legislative-maps-lawsuit-maldef-20210611-zsokr772hzgef...
06/11/2021
Mexican American civil rights group sues to block Illinois Democratic-drawn legislative maps

https://www.chicagotribune.com/politics/ct-illinois-redistricting-legislative-maps-lawsuit-maldef-20210611-zsokr772hzgefnjmecmeajoi4i-story.html

Only days after Republicans went to court challenging new Democratic-drawn Illinois legislative boundaries, a group backed by the Mexican American Legal Defense and Educational Fund has filed a federal lawsuit asking to block the state from using the redistricting plan for next year’s election.

05/29/2021

The Latino Caucus unanimously elected Alderman Michael Rodriguez as the Chicago Latino Caucus Foundation Chairman for a two-year term. The Foundation was founded by the Latino Caucus to serve as a vehicle for improving access to opportunities for Latino youth and professionals!

05/29/2021

The Chicago City Council Latino Caucus is proud to announce their new 2021-2023 Executive Committee. The Latino Caucus unanimously elected Alderman Gilbert Villegas (36) as Chairman of the Caucus. Thank you for the great work done by Alderman Roberto Maldonado for the past two years!

https://illinoisnewsroom.org/new-illinois-law-expands-black-history-education-but-how-will-it-be-taught/
04/20/2021
New Illinois Law Expands Black History Education — But How Will It Be Taught? - Illinois Newsroom

https://illinoisnewsroom.org/new-illinois-law-expands-black-history-education-but-how-will-it-be-taught/

DANVILLE – Brennon Hightower says Black history is lacking in the education her two sons receive at their public school in Danville, a city in east-central Illinois. During the COVID-19 pandemic, Hightower decided to homeschool her sons — aged 10 and 15 — using curricula she found and liked. B...

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04/20/2021

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Join a distinguished group of leaders. Crain's Leadership Academy Virtual Spring Session starts May 4th - apply now: http://ow.ly/PcRW50ElUpH

CLCF Scholarship - Chicago City Council Latino Caucus
04/02/2021
CLCF Scholarship - Chicago City Council Latino Caucus

CLCF Scholarship - Chicago City Council Latino Caucus

CLCF ScholarshipsInfogram The Chicago Latino Caucus Foundation (“CLCF”) was established to support the advancement of Latino Youth through scholarships, internships, and mentorship opportunities in the City of Chicago. Each year, the CLCF selects deserving young people of good character and high...

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