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Meet Jessie Fuentes, The First Woman And Youngest Alderperson To Lead The 26th Ward
Fuentes won the election to replace Ald. Roberto Maldonado, who held the seat 13 years. The 32-year-old community organizer said she'll have more of a "grassroots" approach to leadership than her predecessor.
Ald. Maldonado Endorses Community Activist Jessie Fuentes For 26th Ward Alderperson
Fuentes has "devoted her life's work to fighting for the most vulnerable in our community," Maldonado said. "Without a doubt in my mind, she is the best person to represent our ward in City Council."
With Maldonado Off The Ballot, Here’s Who Could Lead Humboldt Park As The Next 26th Ward Alderperson
Incumbent Ald. Roberto Maldonado dropped out of the race earlier this month, leaving three candidates vying for his open seat: a popular DJ, an activist and the 26th Ward Democratic committeeperson.
Outgoing Humboldt Park Alderman Touts His Fight Against Gentrification In Farewell Letter To Ward Residents
Ald. Roberto Maldonado abandoned his reelection bid and will leave City Council after 13 years of serving the Humboldt Park area.
Jessie Fuentes, Humboldt Park Activist And Puerto Rican Cultural Center Staffer, To Run Against Maldonado In 26th Ward
Fuentes is vying for a seat held by Ald. Roberto Maldonado since 2009. "I think there is a shift in politics ... of being able to transition to younger organizers, leaders and activists."
Angee Gonzalez Rodriguez, 26th Ward Commiteeperson, Running To Become Humboldt Park Alderperson
Gonzalez Rodriguez's candidacy sets up another possible challenger for veteran Ald. Roberto Maldonado. Popular DJ Julian "Jumpin'" Perez filed to run for the office this spring.
Humboldt Park’s 44th Annual Puerto Rican Parade And Festival Returns This Weekend With Live Music, Puerto Rican Food And More
Division Street between Western Avenue and Humboldt Boulevard, along with all intersecting cross streets, will be closed to car traffic during the parade Saturday.
West Humboldt Park’s Food Desert Is Getting A Large Grocery Store Later This Year, Alderman Says
Central Park Foods will soon fill the old CVS at Grand and Central Park avenues, which has been closed for nearly a decade.
Popular DJ Julian ‘Jumpin’ Perez Running For Alderman In 26th Ward
Perez, who was a staple on B96 in the '90s, intends to run against Ald. Roberto Maldonado, who has held the 26th Ward seat for more than a decade.
Alderman Behind Anti-Gentrification Ordinance Lists House Near The 606 Trail For $2.4 Million
Despite rumors to the contrary, Ald. Roberto Maldonado said he's running for reelection next year. He's selling his house to help fund his kids' education, he said.
Affordable Housing Coming To Heart Of Humboldt Park After City Council Approval
The project at 1203 N. California Ave. is moving forward over the concerns of some city commissioners who criticized the building's design.
Heart Of Humboldt Park’s Puerto Rican Community Will Become ‘Puerto Rico Town’ Under State Bill
Ald. Roberto Maldonado said the state-designated cultural district is a meaningful step in "the fight against the forces of gentrification."
Affordable Housing And Arts Building A Step Toward Preserving Humboldt Park’s Puerto Rican Identity: ‘We Are Not For Gentrification’
After years of planning, a five-story affordable housing complex with a ground-floor theater will soon rise on Division Street.
City Council Backs Plan To Turn West Side Bank Building Into Latino Heritage Center, Affordable Housing
The redevelopment of Pioneer Trust & Savings Bank, which has sat vacant for 13 years, would "preserve our cultural identity in that area and repel any symbols of gentrification," the alderman said.
Affordable Apartments At Humboldt Park’s La Casa Puertorriqueña Site Got City Council Approval
For the past couple of years, there has been little activity on the site. But now, nonprofit developer Hispanic Housing’s long-planned project is moving forward.
Humboldt Park Teen Killed In Shooting, Other Gun Violence Victims Honored With Mural: ‘We Hope That Their Lives Inspire Change’
Neftali Reyes Jr. was shot and killed in 2017. Family and friends gathered this week to pay tribute to the 19-year-old, a talented baseball player who "learned to catch before he could walk."
Gunman From ‘Horrific’ Humboldt Park Shooting That Killed Young Parents Will Be Arrested, Lightfoot Vows
The victims shared two young children. A fundraiser to pay for their funerals and help their children has raised more than $30,000.
Humboldt Park Alderman Slams Police Commander For Closing Road Near Puerto Rican Parade To Prevent Shootings
"Closing access to Marin Drive during this weekend ... is sending the message that we can't celebrate safely. And I know we can," Ald. Roberto Maldonado said.
Humboldt Park Affordable Apartments Moving Forward, But Neighbors Say Alderman Is Ignoring Their Pleas For A Public Meeting
"This is a nine-story development in the heart of our community ... and [Ald. Maldonado] is not allowing the community to weigh in," one neighbor said.
Developer Breaks Ground On Long-Planned Affordable Housing Arts Building On Humboldt Park’s Paseo Boricua
The project, funded by tax-increment finance dollars and tax-exempt housing bonds, will bring 24 units of affordable housing geared toward artists and a ground-floor theater to 2709-15 W. Division St.