The Latino Caucus is made up of 12 aldermen/alderwomen who represent 31 of 77 (40%) Chicago's diverse communities. The Latino Caucus has an IRS 501c4 designation and is the only Chicago City Council Caucus that has a fully operating Foundation with an IRS 501c3 designation. Their combined experiences and full commitment to parity and inclusion is a testament to the growing presence and distribution of Latinos throughout Chicago.
Vice Chair | 35th Ward
Carlos Ramirez-Rosa was elected Alderman of the 35th Ward in 2015. The 35th Ward is located in Chicago’s north side and includes parts of parts of Albany Park, Irving Park, Avondale, Logan Square and Hermosa communities. For more information visit www.aldermancarlosrosa.org
Treasurer | 25th Ward
Byron Sigcho-Lopez was inaugurated as Alderman of the 25th Ward in
2019. The 25th Ward is located in Chicago's southwest side, and is
composed of Pilsen, Chinatown, Tri-Taylor and a portion of Little
Italy, the West Loop, Heart of Chicago and McKinley Park. For more
information, please visit www.25thward.org.
Susan Sadlowski-Garza was elected Alderwoman of the 10th Ward in 2015, she is the first woman elected to this seat. The 10th ward is located on Chicago's southeast side and includes the East Side, Jeffery Manor, Hegewisch, South Chicago, and South Deering communities. For more information visit www.aldssg.com
Sylvana Tabares was inaugurated as Alderwoman of the 23rd Ward in 2018 and is the newest member of City Council as well as the first woman to serve in this seat. The 23rd Ward is located in Chicago’s far west side and includes West Elsdon, West Lawn, Garfield Ridge and Clearing communities.
Foundation Chairman | 36th Ward
Gilbert Villegas was elected Alderman of the 36th Ward in 2015. The 36th Ward is located in Chicago’s northwest side and includes parts of Montclare, Portage Park, Belmont-Cragin and Hermosa communities. Alderman Villegas is Chairman of the Chicago Latino Caucus Foundation. For more information visit www.36thward.org
Andres “Andre” Vasquez Jr. was elected Alderman of the 40th Ward in 2019, he is the first latino elected to this seat and the first Guatemalan elected to the City Council. The 40th ward is located on Chicago's North side and includes the Andersonville, Lincoln Square, Edgewater, Bowmanville, and Arcadia Terrace communities. For more information visit www.40thward.org