Dr. Rafael Yañez has devoted his life and career to community activism since that awful day in 2003, when he stood at the spot where a neighborhood child had been ...
We need city policies that raise the minimum wage, improve access to jobs, increase opportunities and services for youth, and create jobs that hire local and minority residents.
To build safe communities, we need living wage jobs, affordable housing, well-funded public services, and a strong social safety net.
If elected, Rafael is committed to making sure all residents of the 15th Ward receive fair and responsive city services. In the mean time, to help residents find what they need, we are providing links to key services from the City of Chicago web site: Pothole Repair Request Street Light Out Recycling Services
As a father, I have personally struggled to find opportunities to offer my children a better future. Unfortunately, many schools in low-income neighborhoods do not provide the support and proper resources students need to succeed. Parents in the 15th Ward need access to quality public schools, libraries, early childhood education, and after school programs for […]
Dr. Rafael Yañez has devoted his life and career to community activism since that awful day in 2003, when he stood at the spot where a neighborhood child had been shot dead. When he died, that young boy had been making a contribution to his community by participating in neighborhood clean-up. Many other young people […]
Did you know that Chicago’s aldermanic wards were recently changed? In 2012, the boundaries were redrawn. Chicago’s 15th ward currently includes portions of the following neighborhoods: Back of the Yards, Englewood, Gage Park, and Brighton Park. To see a map of the current ward boundaries, CLICK HERE. If you are interested in registering to vote, […]
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