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Community Events

All of the Latino Caucus members remain engaged with different activities, movements, and celebrations in their respective communities and city wide. To participate in these events, be sure to visit their websites  and calendar of events.

Youth Unity Organization

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On May 7th, 2018, Alderman Danny Solis joined forces with Congressman Luis Gutierrez and Cook County Commissioner, Jesus Garcia, to rally behind the Youth Unity Organization, supporting our one million DACA eligible youth and five million U.S. citizen children with undocumented parent(s) to form a new youth movement.

DACA Scholarship Recipients

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On April 28th, 2018, Alderman Solis made a donation towards two DACA Scholarship Recipients awarded through the involvement of the Chicago Dia De Los Ninos Annual Parade. Stephany Ruiz is a freshman at UIC, and Yuliana Salgado is a senior at Benito Juarez Community Academy.

Chicago Food Depository

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Sept. 19, 2017 - The Chicago Food Depository’s Elected Official Volunteer Day invited elected officials from throughout Cook County to volunteer in packing food and non-perishable items for families in need.

Labor Day Parade 2016

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Alderman Lopez joined other elected officials and Alderman Sue Garza in the kick-off 10th Ward Labor Days Parade.

Mexico Earthquake Relief

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After a devastating earthquake that left thousands of people without resources on Mexico, elected members of the Mexican-American community came together to encourage Chicagoans to donate to disaster relief efforts.

Dia de las Madres

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May 11, 2018 - Alderman Lopez shared in the festivities honoring all mothers at Hedges Elementary School in Back of the Yards.

Fiesta de la Vida

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Nov. 4, 2017 - Alderman Lopez takes a picture with dancers from the Ballet Folklórico at the 2nd Annual Fiesta de la Vida on 47th Street in Back of the Yards.

Chairman Villegas & Chairman Sawyer

Latinos Need Not Apply

Both Chairman Villegas and Chairman Sawyer call attention to hiring disparities within city departments.