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Susan Sadlowski Garza

Susan Sadlowski Garza
Susan Sadlowski Garza

Ana Guajardo, Advocate For Immigrant Workers, Announces Bid For 10th Ward Alderperson With Chuy García’s Backing

Guajardo's announcement comes days after Ald. Susan Sadlowski Garza said she'll step down in 2023. She's the second candidate to enter the race, after General Iron hunger striker Óscar Sanchez.

South Chicago, East Side

Ald. Susan Sadlowski Garza Won’t Seek Reelection After 2 Terms Representing Southeast Side

Sadlowski Garza is the ninth sitting council member resigning or retiring. She is the first Chicago Teachers Union member elected to City Council.

South Chicago, East Side

Óscar Sanchez, East Sider Who Went On Hunger Strike To Protest General Iron, Running For 10th Ward Alderperson

Sanchez's platform will center environmental justice, equitable education, affordable housing and workforce development among other points, he announced Thursday. He will challenge two-term incumbent Ald. Susan Sadlowski Garza for the seat.

South Chicago, East Side

A Proposed Bridge Over Lake Calumet Would Make It Easier To Bike From Big Marsh Park To Pullman

"For far too long, this area has been inaccessible to our residents," Ald. Susan Sadlowski Garza (10th) said. "This new trail will allow a new generation of neighbors to experience" Lake Calumet.

South Chicago, East Side

‘Do Not Help Her’: After Texts Show Ald. Jim Gardiner Called Constituent A ‘C-nt,’ Council Members Want Him Punished

More than 20 elected officials are calling on Gardiner to publicly apologize after he urged staff not to help constituents who criticized him and called female residents and City Hall staffers “b-tch” and “c-nt.”

Citywide

East Side Activists Bring Fight Against General Iron To Mayor Lightfoot’s Block: ‘We Need To Breathe Just Like Everybody Else’

"We are a dumping ground, we are the garbage can of the city," one Southeast Side resident said. "They don’t care about us, they don’t want to keep us safe or breathe the same clear, privileged air they breathe.”

Logan Square, Humboldt Park, Avondale

City Repeatedly Breaks Promises To South Siders When Approving Polluters And Demolitions

From the Hilco demolition that covered Little Village in dust to General Iron's exit from Lincoln Park, city officials have promised and failed to be transparent with South Siders. Neighbors "don’t have any trust left at this point to be eroded,” one said.

South Chicago, East Side

Town Hall On General Iron’s Planned East Side Move To Be Held Saturday

You can learn about the city's permitting process for the metal scrapper's plans and provide feedback at a virtual forum Saturday.

South Chicago, East Side

Alderman Calls On State To Halt General Iron’s Permit Review For Move To East Side

Coronavirus has created an "inability to provide real community input, "Ald. Susan Sadlowski Garza said. She wants more time for residents to weigh in on the scrapper's move from Lincoln Park.

South Chicago, East Side

Explosion, City Shutdown Won’t Stop State EPA From Letting General Iron Move To East Side

The Illinois Environmental Protection Agency cannot deny a permit "based upon allegations that a source is violating" the permit's requirements, a spokesperson said.

South Chicago, East Side

Free Face Coverings To Be Given To 10th Ward Residents Friday In Lakefront’s Calumet Park

Between 10,000 and 12,000 masks will be handed out to 10th Ward residents at 11 a.m. Friday until at Calumet Park, 9801 S. Avenue G.

South Chicago, East Side