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Be the change you want to see in the world with 4 easy questions
- Libby Juliá-Vázquez, Apr 30, 2013
- The world needs volunteers! The key to a successful volunteer experience is being knowing yourself. Once you have an understanding of what you want to do, you can make an informed decision about…
To Bigotry No Sanction, To Persecution No Assistance
- Alan D. Busch, Feb 28, 2013
- The author addresses some key social and educational issues that will have an important impact upon our children and our children's children.
An Open Letter to Mr. Rahm Emanuel, Mayor of The City of Chicago
- Alan D. Busch, Feb 19, 2013
- The author addresses the urgent question of guns and gang violence in Chicago where just this past Friday, February 15, 2013, Clemente senior Frances Colon was shot and killed. The author asks Mayor…
Active Member in The Community
- Betsy Santiago, Sep 17, 2012
- Mrs. Irma Diaz, Social Service Director
My 2012 Summer & the Chick Fil A Controversy
- Gwen Pepin, Aug 30, 2012
- WWP student Gwen Pepin reflects on her summer with the Westside Writing Project and reports on the current controversy that surrounds the fast food chain Chick Fil A.
Social Media Discussion
- Aug 16, 2012
- WWP students Richard Marion, Gwen Pepin and Marcus Johnson discuss the advantages and disadvantages of social media.
POST from EVERYBLOCK website: Bloomingdale Trail, private property?
- posted by Enrique Salgado, Jr. original to EveryBlock, Aug 9, 2012
- SEEN THIS POST AND FELT THE NEED TO SHARE SINCE MOST DO NOT KNOW ANSWER TO THIS: Saturday evening I was running on the Bloomingdale trail and a cop car drove up to me and told me I wasn't allowed to…
Univision reconoce Dr. José López un Líder en Acción
- posted by Enrique Salgado, Jr original to univision.com, Aug 8, 2012
- Profesor universitario, líder comunitario y gestor cultural en Humboldt Park hacen del Dr. José López un líder en acción
Mental Illness In The U.S. Is Real
- Thomas Amal, Aug 1, 2012
- As a former employee of a psychiatric hospital and knowing people that have been diagnosed with mental conditions consisting of bipolar, borderline personality disorder, schizophrenia and etc I have…
My First Week with the Westside Writing Project
- Kaira Simpkins, Jul 31, 2012
- WWP student Kaira Simpkins reports on the pros and cons of going to school in downtown Chicago.
Decriminalize Marijuana in Chicago
- Change.org Started by: Jim Gierach, Chicago, IL, Jun 27, 2012
- This Wednesday, Chicago City Council could vote to decriminalize minor marijuana possession. Jim says it will allow police to focus on serious crime -- tell the council to support the proposal.
A New Day for Roberto Clemente
- Joe Moreno Alderman, Chicago’s 1st Ward original to Huffingtonpost.com, Jun 25, 2012
- One of the most storied high schools in Chicago is finally about to get a fresh start. In a press conference tomorrow (Thursday), we will announce that Clemente is going to be one of the first in the…
HUMBOLDT PARK CARDINALS LITTLE LEAGUE
- Betsy Santiago, Jun 25, 2012
- Coach Andrell Holloway, and Assistant coach Johnny Santana with volunteers
giving the players a pep talk before the game.
Puerto Rican Political Prisoner Oscar López Rivera Present at Puerto Rican People's Parade
- Alejandro Luis Molina, Jun 21, 2012
- Oscar López Rivera was present at the 34th Annual Peoples Parade, as a NBHRN member, Peter Vale, donned the giant Oscar puppet head constructed last year and was in the makeshift cell mounted…
50 Wards in 50 Weekdays: 26th Ward's Denise Beasley says her neighborhood is now much safer, but has 'bold' rats
- Sam Hudzik, WBEZ reporter, Jun 13, 2012
- Denise Beasley doesn’t pause for a moment when I ask what issue she wants her elected officials to focus on.“The rat problem”
Use Everyblock website to keep up with your community: read recent post regarding the upcoming events in your community
- Enrique Salgado, Jr., Smart Communities Tech Organizer, Jun 13, 2012
- If you have never read Everyblock, here are two conversations that is going on about two major evetns about to happen in Humboldt Park: the Puerto Rican festival and carnival, and Riot fest and…
Roberto Clemente High School student video trying to win a scholarship
- Jun 4, 2012
- View a video response to cast your vote for the La Casa Student Housing Scholarship Competition. here is a video from a Roberto Clemente High School student trying to win a scholarship
The Lowdown on "Saving Green"
- Thomas Amal, Apr 25, 2012
- This article provides slightly more than general information on green, its meaning and explanations of terms along with ideas of how to save money while exercising various techniques.
Illinois greens up its job prospects
- Viridian Energy- Sustainability Initiative, Apr 16, 2012
- Illinois greens up its job prospects
The Land of Lincoln will have more electric choices now that a renewable energy agreement has been announced. Governor Pat Quinn stated on March 6 that two…
Humboldt Park lost a great friend
- Enrique Salgado, Jr., Mar 21, 2012
- On Friday March 16th 2012 Humboldt Park lost a dear friend in Stanley Kutra, many new him as Stas, many in Humboldt Park also lovingly call him "joe".
Re Imaging our people, our communidad, nuestra identidad
- Enrique Salgado, Jr., Mar 15, 2012
- I seen this video and had to share
Maggie Martinez speaking on behalf of Humboldt Park community in trail hearing
- Posted by Enrique Salgado, Jr. featuring Steve Vance, Mar 14, 2012
- I read this Blog often and was so thankful to Maggie Martinez for speaking up on behalf of the Humboldt Park community and to Steve Vance for posting it. This project sounds beautiful but, as Maggie…
Speed cameras around Humboldt Park?
- by STEVEN VANCE to EveryBlock website, Feb 13, 2012
- It's up to the City Council now to approve the use of automated speed camera enforcement in Chicago. Governor Quinn signed legislation into law on Monday...Is there a speed problem?
Public hearing on ward remap Wednesday at North-Grand HS
- Logan Sq. Neighborhood Association, Jan 16, 2012
- The City Council Rules Committee, in conjunction with the Council's Latino Caucus, is holding a hearing to get public input on the two proposals for Chicago's new ward map. The hearing will begin at…
Recovery Management in the Hispanic and Latino Community: The Role of the Recovery Coach
- Jose Tovar Jr. and Mark Sanders, Dec 1, 2011
- I had the opportunity to write an article with Mark Sanders on the barriers that are faced by male Hispanics trying to get substance abuse treatment services. This is not only in the Humboldt Park…
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