Glam On will be collecting donations via Side Practice Coffee in Ravenswood for newly arrived refugees in our ward. We will have a donation bin available as well as a pin available for purchase with proceeds going towards supplies for those in need.
A community zoning meeting regarding the property at 5338 N. Lincoln Ave will take place over zoom on July 11, 2023 at 6pm. For information on the proposal and the community zoning process see the Community Driven Zoning page. Register for the zoom meeting.
Thank you neighbors who came out to the Stabilization Housing Meeting on May 31st 2023. We have reviewed and answered all of the questions submitted through our form that closed June 9th 2023 . You can find the answers to these questions here. Please review this document to see if your question has already been […]
Hello everyone! My name is Naima. I recently graduated from Northside College Prep, where I worked with a few different student-led groups dedicated to diversity and equity. I’ve been with the 40th Ward for a few months as a volunteer, and I’m really excited to transition to being here full-time this summer and getting to […]
Community Commission for Public Safety & Accountability (CCPSA) is having it’s second meeting. How can your 20th district Representatives best serve you? What does public safety look like for our community? How can you be a part of shaping policies around public safety and policing in our district? To RSVP to our monthly meeting, sign […]
Work with Alderperson Vasquez! Click each link below to see job descriptions for each open position and fill out the application here. Applications due by June 18th, 2023. Chief of Staff: bit.ly/ChiefOfStaffAldVasquez Community Engagement Director: bit.ly/CommunityEngagementDirectorAldVasquez Neighbor Engagement Coordinator: bit.ly/NeighborEngagementCoordinatorAldVasquez
Update 7/11/23 On June 15th, the Chicago Department of Transportation held a community open house at Ainslie Arts Plaza to showcase the final design of the Lincoln Avenue Streetscape. This event involved posters showcasing the final designs of each block and neighbors walked through the event and were able to ask CDOT and the Alders […]
Team Ram will be at Alderperson Vasquez’s office to answer questions and provide help with state benefits and programs such as Medicaid, SNAP, Unemployment, LIHEAP, Rental Assistance and more! 11a-1p July 6th and 11th and 5620 N Western Ave.
Andersonville Midsommarfest is a street festival with great food, entertainment, artisans, vendors, and many activities. Join the 40th Ward at a tabling event at the Andersonville Midsommarfest on Saturday, June 10th and Sunday, June 11th! Shifts offered from 12PM-3PM and 3PM-5PM. Sign up here. Midsommarfest
On the 1st, 2nd, 3rd and 4th Wednesdays of the month, Ald. Vasquez will be available first-come, first serve in 15 minute appointments Los miércoles 1, 2, 3 y 4 del mes, Ald. Vásquez estará disponible por orden de llegada en citas de 15 minutos Where/Dónde: 5620 N Western Ave When/Cuando: 5 – 6:30 p
The 2024-2028 Five Year Housing Plan is an opportunity to set key priorities for Department of Housing (DOH) and to align its agenda for housing with the the department’s principles and equity-centered values. DOH is leading the Five Year Housing Plan process alongside the Metropolitan Planning Council (MPC), acting as fiscal sponsor, with grants provided by the Chicago Community Trust (CCT), and […]
We love our older adults and want them to know that we care about their well-being! Help make wellness calls to 40th Ward seniors. Volunteers check in with seniors, initiate service requests, and direct folks to additional resources as needed. Sign up and select Call Crew as your interest! Paul, this volunteer group’s lead, will […]