LSNA’s 55th Annual Congress

LSNA’S 55TH ANNUAL CONGRESS Tuesday, May 16, 2017   Part of the On the Table Series organized by the Chicago Community Trust   McAuliffe Elementary School 1841 N Springfield Ave   5:30 Registration 6:00 Program   What is the opposite of gentrification? How can diverse working-class communities organize to determine the kind of development that

Lathrop Action Continues…a note from Pastor Bruce Ray

Hi everyone, On Monday, I attended the Lathrop Leadership Team meeting, where the TIF process was on the agenda. However, before I get to the TIF, the Lathrop Local Advisory Council (LAC) has planned a protest at the CHA Board Meeting on June 21.  They will be protesting the elimination of 525 units of public

Host a BBQ or Picnic!

The summer offers an opportunity for us to come together socialize in a variety of fun settings. Would you be willing to host a small St. Luke’s BBQ or Picnic some time between mid June and mid July? You pick the time, the place, and the event and the office will match you with 4-6

Public Action for Affordable Housing

Despite overwhelming community opposition to luxury developments at Lathrop Homes, the Milwaukee Twin Towers near the California Blue Line and increased public pressure for actual affordable housing in the First Ward and Chicago, Joe Moreno has consistently ignored the community’s demands. San Lucas UCC recently joined the efforts of SOMOS to make housing genuinely affordable and accessible in our community. We at San Lucas do not believe God sanctions gentrification because we walk with congregation members and neighbors experiencing displacement and its devastation on our families.