Gage Park Latinx Council
- Austin, Garfield Park, North Lawndale
- Bronzeville, Near South Side
- Englewood, Chatham, Auburn Gresham
- Hyde Park, Woodlawn, South Shore
- Jefferson Park, Portage Park, Norwood Park
- Lakeview, Wrigleyville, Northalsted
- Lincoln Park, Old Town
- Lincoln Square, North Center, Irving Park
- Logan Square, Humboldt Park, Avondale
- Pilsen, Little Village, Back of the Yards
- Uptown, Edgewater, Rogers Park
- Wicker Park, Bucktown, West Town
Gage Park Group Collecting Coats And Winter Gear For Southwest Siders In Need
This year, Gage Park Latinx Council aims to give 500 coats to families on the Southwest Side, nearly doubling their goal last year.
Pilsen Exhibit Will Showcase Photos From Young Southwest Side Artists ‘Finding Beauty Within The Neighborhoods’
The six photographers took part in a summer program called Documentografía with the Gage Park Latinx Council. Program leader Eduardo Cornejo said it's the artists' first time having their work displayed in a gallery.
How A Southwest Side Group Is Helping Young People Learn Queer History
With the Queer Riot internship, the Gage Park Latinx Council is broadening queer history beyond what's taught in schools, focusing especially on the perspectives of queer women, femmes and people of color.
Momentos Distintos Outdoor Photo Exhibit Shows Southwest Siders The Beauty In ‘Seemingly Mundane’ Everyday Moments
Eduardo Cornejo, whose photos are on display outside Esperanza Health Centers in Brighton Park, said it's been his mission to document more of his own neighborhoods.
After 30 Years Of Being Squeezed Into Small Storefront, Southwest Siders Push For Bigger Library In Gage Park
The Gage Park Latinx Council started a petition for a new library, saying the neighborhood's library is too small and lacks resources.
After 11 Months Of Battling Coronavirus, Hard-Hit Gage Park Gets Vaccination Site: ‘It’s A Game Changer’
Esperanza Health Centers partnered with the Southwest Organizing Project and Gage Park Latinx Council to open an appointment-only vaccination site. “These are the hardest-hit neighborhoods in the entire state."
After Nearly A Year Of Providing Food To Families, Gage Park Mercadito Organizers Say Need Remains: ‘This Is Not Just A COVID Problem’
The Gage Park Latinx Council gave away 3,000 pounds of food within 15 minutes on its first day — and people kept showing up. “I think that speaks volumes to the level of food insecurity our community is seeing."
Free Food Available All Month In Gage Park For Families In Need
The Gage Park Latinx Council will provide 12,000 pounds of free food to families in need throughout February.
Gage Park Latinx Council Will Award Scholarships To Immigrants So They Can Afford To Apply For DACA Status
The council will cover the $495 filing fee for 30 undocumented immigrants living in Gage Park. The deadline to apply is Friday.
Chicago’s Biggest Coronavirus Surge Is On The Southwest Side, Where Groups Are Begging For More Testing
In two largely Latino ZIP codes, one in every 18 residents has tested positive for coronavirus. More testing is needed to help the area's residents — many of whom are essential workers — "survive this pandemic," local leaders said.
Gage Park Latinx Council Opens Cultural Center On 51st Street: This Place Will ‘Create Hope And Change’
After two years of working out of coffee shops, libraries, and parks, the group now has a home for its free arts classes, food distributions and mentoring programs.
$200K Given To Groups Helping Black, Brown Youth During Pandemic
Chicago Beyond, an organization that invests in the city’s youth, began the Backing the Fight Fund as a response to the “current crises” impacting Black and Brown residents.
Longtime Street Vendor Forced To Shut Down, Outraging Southwest Side Activists, Residents
The vendor has sold Mexican ice cream at 56th Street and Kedzie Avenue in Gage Park for more than 12 years — but now she's been booted from the ward.
Undocumented And Out Of Work Because Of Coronavirus? Apply For Help From New Fund
Undocumented families living on the Southwest Side can apply for help with rent, car payments and other bills through April 9.
Gage Park Group Raising Relief Funds For Undocumented Families On The Southwest Side
Undocumented families pay taxes but aren’t able to apply for unemployment or other federal and state programs, organizers said.