Community organizer Rossana Rodriguez is running for 33rd Ward alderman against incumbent Deb Mell.Rosanna Rodriguez/ Deb Mell

Community Theater Artist, Teacher Running For 33rd Ward Alderman Against Deb Mell

Puerto Rican native Rossana Rodriguez is also a longtime community organizer who led her first protest when she was just six years old.

Logan Square, Humboldt Park, Avondale Primary category in which blog post is published
Logan Square, Humboldt Park, Avondale Primary category in which blog post is published

Despite The Rain, Humboldt Park’s 41st Puerto Rican Parade Draws Thousands (PHOTOS)

The rain did "really hurt" the festival in the park, however, according to Jose Lopez, executive director of the Puerto Rican Cultural Center.