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6th of August 2010

After Thirty Years, a Patriot Comes Home

The longest-held Puerto Rican political prisoner in United States prisons, Carlos Alberto Torres, was released on parole and was welcomed by over 500 people


9th of July 2010

West Humboldt Park Grows Small Businesses

With help to access funding to expand, west Humboldt Park’s Thermal Electric is one of many businesses on Chicago Avenue that are finding the community a good place to be


2nd of July 2010

Rosa Parks Apartments Adds Affordable Units in Humboldt Park

Gov. Quinn and other officials came out for the grand opening of west Humboldt Park’s first green affordable housing development


West Humboldt Park Farmer’s Market a Success

Locally grown produce, cooking demonstrations, other merchandise and more is on hand at the monthly farmer’s market


Rosa Parks Development Noted in New York Times

Recovery Act funds help build affordable housing in Humboldt Park


20th of June 2010

Fijan nueva estrategia para los Apartamentos Zapata

El periódico La Raza describe importantes avances en la lucha comunitaria a favor de la construcción de los Apartamentos Zapatas.


14th of June 2010

New Zip for Zapata

State and city officials came out in support of the proposed Zapata affordable housing development


12th of March 2010

10 Reasons to Feel Good About West Humboldt Park in 2010

There’s a lot going on in west Humboldt Park these days!


20th of February 2010

Westside Writing Project Student Interviews Executive Director

Westside Writing Project (WWP) student Richard Marion interviews WWP Executive Director Frank Latin about the growing sucess of the project.


9th of November 2009

Clinicians, Health Organizers Challenge Feds

At the Humboldt Park Health Forum, participants talked about what health care reform might mean for the community