Latest ‘Newsletters’

48th Ward Weekly Update- June 4, 2021

Weekly Update from Your AldermanView this email in your browserJune 4, 2021 Dear Neighbor, June is Pride Month, which is always been a special time in our community. The Andersonville, Edgewater, and Uptown communities have a great tradition of being inclusive neighborhoods for our LGBTQIA+ neighbors. Our community boasts dozens of queer-owned and operated independent businesses, including […]

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48th Ward Update- May 28, 2021

Weekly Update from Your AldermanView this email in your browserMay 28, 2021 Dear Neighbor, This weekend’s weather forecast might suggest otherwise, but with Memorial Day upon us, it’s the official start to summer. We are looking forward to a safe and fun season in our community and across the city, with block parties returning in July. If […]

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48th Ward Update- May 24, 2021

48th Ward UpdateView this email in your browserMay 24, 2021Dear Neighbor, Today I joined The Resurrection Project, Mayor Lori Lightfoot, and Department of Housing Commissioner Marisa Novara to announce the launch of the Emergency Rental Assistance Program (ERAP), an $80 million program that will assist with missed rent and utility payments dating back 12 months […]

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48th Ward Update- May 21, 2021

Weekly Update from Your AldermanView this email in your browserMay 21, 2021 Dear Neighbor, I am pleased to announce that the City’s third round of rent assistance opens this Monday, May 24. This is the largest round to date with $80 million funded to assist renters. ERAP provides grants of up to 12 months of unpaid rent and […]

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48th Ward Update- May 17, 2021

48th Ward UpdateView this email in your browserMay 17, 2021Dear Neighbor, Saturday morning I sent a newsletter about an incident that occurred on Friday night near Thorndale and Broadway. Individuals in a car fired a series of shots into the Broadway Armory parking lot. At the time of the incident, there were individuals in the Broadway Armory parking […]

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48th Ward Weekly Update- May 14, 2021

Weekly Update from Your AldermanView this email in your browserMay 14, 2021 Dear Neighbor, Today marks the beginning of the “bridge phase” for business reopening in Chicago. Yesterday Mayor Lori Lightfoot announced that as part of the bridge phase, restaurants do not need to count fully vaccinated customers toward their total capacity. As we all emerge from […]

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48th Ward Update- May 7, 2021

Weekly Update from Your AldermanView this email in your browserMay 7, 2021 Dear Neighbor, As we end Teacher Appreciation Week, I want to recognize the educators who serve our community at our public and private schools in the 48th Ward. This school year has been incredibly challenging for each school community, and our teachers and support staff […]

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48th Ward Update- May 3, 2021

48th Ward UpdateView this email in your browserMay 3, 2021Dear Neighbor, Chicago’s Additional Dwelling Unit (ADU) program opened for permits on May 1, 2021. This is a program I have worked on since 2018 in response to the concerning loss of two- and three-flats and naturally occurring affordable housing in our community, as well as the […]

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48th Ward Weekly Update – April 30, 2021

Weekly Update from Your AldermanView this email in your browserApril 30, 2021 Dear Neighbor, This Tuesday, we held our second dose 48th Ward Vaccine Clinic, providing the second dose vaccine to more than 2,400 neighbors and local employees. This event was made possible by a partnership with Jewel-Osco and Chicago Park District and the help of more […]

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48th Ward Update – April 23, 2021

Weekly Update from Your AldermanView this email in your browserApril 23, 2021Dear Neighbor, This Tuesday, April 27, my office will host our second dose vaccine clinic at the Broadway Armory in partnership with Jewel-Osco and the Chicago Park District. This event is only available to neighbors who received a first dose at our event on April […]

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