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                Congratulations to Guacolda Reyes, TRP’s Vice-President of Real Estate Development, for being appointed by Mayor Rahm Emanuel to the Affordable Housing Task Force. The focus of the Task Force is to examine the City’s Affordable Requirements Ordinance and to make recommendations that would increase the City’s number […]

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                By Diana Pando “I wanted to be independent and make sure my kids have their own house.” – Veronica Martinez, TRP First Time Homeowner For years, Veronica Martinez struggled with her housing situation. She was a single mother of three, and she rented a cramped apartment from […]

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              by Diana Pando Did you know St. Procopius was founded in 1875 and served the Czech community that lived in Pilsen at the time? Today, the parish is home to many Spanish-speaking parishioners living in the community. It is also a sanctuary for the Virgen de San Juan […]

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                        By Claudia Martinez A nine-class parent empowerment workshop series hosted by TRP at Orozco Academy engaged neighborhood parents and gave them the tools to become leaders in their community. The workshop series was part of the Elev8 program at Orozco. The series concluded […]

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                  By Claudia Martinez In May, Orozco Community Academy participated in Roots & Routes to Grow at Burnham Park. This event was brought to the school on behalf of The Resurrection Project (TRP). More than 800 volunteers from around the city participated in this event, including students […]

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                  By Diana Pando Becoming a homeowner can be a complex process. This month we interviewed TRP homeowner Azalea Mejia. Find out what she had to say about overcoming obstacles and finally purchasing her new home. Did you have any challenges purchasing a home prior to coming […]

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by Diana Pando Imagine living or working in a neighborhood littered with trash. For some residents this is an everyday reality. Litter impacts both residents and small businesses by making neighborhoods look run-down, attracting rodents, decreasing community pride, and attracting crime. One of the reasons people litter is because they don’t feel responsible for public […]

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                  Every year in the Pilsen neighborhood, The Resurrection Project (TRP) organizes its annual Resurrection Basketball League (RBL). The theme for this year’s RBL is Faith in Action: Peace in Pilsen. This program aims to do outreach to young people (13-18 years old) in the Pilsen neighborhood. […]

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  The Resurrection Project will be hosting their housing fair called “Housing Within Reach” on Saturday July 26th at the Cicero Community Center. Real estate agents and lenders will be on hand to answers questions how purchasing a home and on foreclosures. Participants interested in purchasing a home are asked to bring documentation such as […]

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                  The Resurrection Project be will hosting a Grantsmanship Training Program in Chicago July 14-18th. This five-day workshop for grant seekers at public and private nonprofit organizations takes participants through the entire grants process, from identifying the right funders to preparing airtight grant applications. The course will […]

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