The race for the 12th Ward

On Feb. 7th a forum was organized for the 12th Ward aldermanic candidates by Vota Con Ganas, Neighbors for Environmental Justice (N4EJ) and The Little Village Environmental Justice Organization (LVEJO). The purpose of the event was to give community residents an opportunity to hear what the candidates had to say about environmental issues that affect the community.

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22nd Ward aldermanic candidates address concerns about youth

After 25 years of serving the 22nd Ward, Ricardo Muñoz announced that he would not be seeking re-election in the next aldermanic election on Feb. 26.  His stepping down opened the door to new candidates: Lisette Lopez, Neftalie Gonzalez, Michael Rodriguez and Richard Juarez are all running to lead the 22nd Ward, which covers the neighborhoods of Little Village, South Lawndale and Archer Heights.

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