Articles and News

Estimated: 1 minute read

40th WARD ALDERMAN ANDRE VASQUEZ HOPES TO ADVANCE GENDER ID ORDINANCE IN COUNCIL

Posted on

Passed out of Committee in September, the measure goes before City Council for a final vote Wednesday. (CHICAGO) Alderman Andre Vasquez (40th Ward) hopes to see a measure advance Wednesday that would update City of Chicago forms, paperwork, and templates to include gender-neutral and gender-affirming language options.  Vasquez’s bill, SO2020-2852, would require the city to […]

Estimated: 1 minute read

Ainslie Arts Plaza

Posted on

On September 2, 2020, we held our first community meeting for the Ainslie Arts Plaza, which is the first city development project that I was able to initiate since taking office. The endeavor is a realization of my vision of incorporating art into our economic development as a way to unite the community while invigorating business […]

Estimated: 1 minute read

2020 Voting Information

Posted on

All of the information below is available at the Chicago Board of Elections website – https://chicagoelections.gov/en/home.html. There, you can find information in other languages as well. Make sure you’re registered and ready for the November election. Due to Covid-19, voters are encouraged to use Vote By Mail or Early Voting before Election Day on Nov. 3, 2020. Drop Boxes for  Vote By Mail “Ballot […]

Estimated: 1 minute read

Enter to Win: 40th Ward-Wide Halloween Contests!

Posted on

Get into the SPIRIT of the season and enter the 40th Ward’s Halloween Costume and Haunted Home Contest for a chance to win gift card prizes supporting local businesses. We are looking for spooky, creative, and fun costumes and decorations outside or inside your home. We recently added a category for best socially-distanced treat delivery method! […]

Estimated: 2 minute read

Public Safety Committee Request for Hearing 9-21-20

Posted on

September 21, 2020 To Alderman Christopher Taliaferro, Honorable Chairman of the Public Safety Committee, I am writing this letter as a formal request that you schedule a hearing on Civilian Oversight and Police Accountability as soon as possible and no later than the December City Council Meeting, scheduled for December 16th, 2020. Many of us […]

Estimated: 1 minute read

Hollywood One Way Conversion Near Jamieson School

Posted on

Hollywood Avenue One-Way Conversion from Francisco to Sacramento As of July 22, 2020, Hollywood Avenue, from Francisco Ave. to California Ave. will be converted to a one-way going east. I along with the help of the Department of Transportation have successfully met the requirements to redirect Hollywood Avenue, from Francisco Ave. to California Ave. On November […]

Estimated: 1 minute read

Shared Streets Town Hall 6/25/2020

Posted on

On June 25, 2020, Alderman Vasquez held a Shared Streets Town Hall to discuss CDOT’s Shared Streets program of opening up residential streets for bike and pedestrian use during COVID-19: Town Hall recording available here. Video of the Alderman driving through the Leland Shared Street available here. If you have any questions, please feel free […]

1 14 15 16 17 18 20