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.

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New Wicker Park Event Venue Exchange 312 Aims To Give Locals A Place To Come Together

"We want our neighbors to know who we are and what we're about," said Sarah Neukom, one of the space's co-owners.

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Community Groups Sue City To Try To End Lincoln Yards TIF, Reform TIF System

The groups behind the lawsuit allege the city has used the TIF system in a "racially and ethnically discriminatory" way to benefit white-majority areas.