Latest ‘Newsletters’

Weekly Update from Your Alderman — May 10, 2019

Weekly Update from Your AldermanView this email in your browser May 17, 2019Dear Neighbor,As we come to the end of a City Council term and look ahead to inauguration on Monday, I’d like to thank Mayor Rahm Emanuel for his leadership and dedication to the city.Over the last eight years I have worked with him on issues […]

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Weekly Update from Your Alderman — May 10, 2019

View this email in your browserWeekly Update from Your AldermanView this email in your browser May 10, 2019Dear Neighbor, Last night the Chicago Police Department charged a 14 year-old individual with a felony count of attempted murder and a felony count of aggravated battery/discharging a firearm, in connection with Monday afternoon’s shooting on the Argyle […]

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Weekly Update from Your Alderman — May 3, 2019

View this email in your browser Weekly Update from Your AldermanView this email in your browser May 3, 2019Dear Neighbor, Thank you to the many neighbors who braved the elements and volunteered last Saturday for our annual Clean and Green event. Neighbors cleaned up parks, schoolyards, community gardens, and parkways after a long winter. As we slowly […]

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Weekly Update from Your Alderman — April 26, 2019

View this email in your browserWeekly Update from Your AldermanView this email in your browser April 26, 2019Dear Neighbor, Thank you to everyone who joined us for last Saturday’s 48th Ward Spring Fling and Egg Hunt. It was a beautiful morning, and we were joined by many families in Senn Park. Thank you to the community partners […]

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Weekly Update from Your Alderman — April 19, 2019

April 19, 2019 Dear Neighbor, We had a record turnout for our 48th Ward Youth Job & Resource Fair last Saturday, with more than 150 young people coming out to learn about employment and enrichment opportunities! Thank you to the many partners that helped us bring together nearly 40 resources and employers. Attendees met with employers, […]

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Weekly Update from Your Alderman — April 12, 2019

View this email in your browserWeekly Update from Your AldermanView this email in your browser April 12, 2019Dear Neighbor, This week City Council voted to approve the creation of two new TIF districts to fund infrastructure improvements related to two new “megadevelopments”, Lincoln Yards and The 78. Prior to the vote, there was an amendment made […]

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Weekly Update from Your Alderman — April 5, 2019

Weekly Update from Your AldermanView this email in your browser April 5, 2019Dear Neighbor, This week history was made as Chicago elected the first African-American woman and first openly gay person to serve as the Mayor of the City of Chicago. Mayor-elect Lori Lightfoot won every ward in the city, which is a clear mandate for […]

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Weekly Update from Your Alderman — March 29, 2019

View this email in your browserWeekly Update from Your AldermanView this email in your browser March 29, 2019Dear Neighbor, Earlier this week, Chicago Public Schools announced an expansion of universal full-day Pre-K programs in communities across Chicago. This expansion touches our community, and CPS will be opening a new free, full-day Pre-K center in the […]

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Weekly Update from Your Alderman — March 22, 2019

View this email in your browserWeekly Update from Your AldermanView this email in your browser March 22, 2019Dear Neighbor, March Madness began yesterday with the third annual Unity Basketball Game between youth from the Boys & Girls Club and 20th District police officers. See below for more information about this great community-building event. Thank you […]

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Weekly Update from Your Alderman — March 15, 2019

Weekly Update from Your AldermanView this email in your browser March 15, 2019Dear Neighbor, At City Council this week, we voted on two controversial proposals: land-use for the proposed Lincoln Yards development, and land-use and funding for a new police and fire training facility. I voted against the Lincoln Yards proposal, as I feel it […]

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