09Jan 2013

by Alex Morales Published: July 9, 2009 The proposed Illinois State budget cuts will have severely detrimental effects on services that are crucial for children, youth, and families. Programs for families in need are in jeopardy of being cut in half, if not eliminated. These devastating cuts would translate into a lack without educational support, […]

09Jan 2013

Kiran Sood – Medill News Service Business Reporter Chicago Published: July 1, 2009 For Cicero resident Leticia Franco, a single mother, a typical day includes working as a part-time cashier, caring for her 10-year-old son, and preparing for the GED exam she hopes to take this summer and that, once passed, will bring her closer to her long-term dream of […]

09Jan 2013

Published: July 1, 2009 The Resurrection Project (TRP) is honored to be a recipient of the National Council of La Raza (NCLR) 2009 Family Strengthening Awards.  NCLR is the largest national Latino civil rights and advocacy organization in the United States and is hosting its annual conference in Chicago from July 25-July 28.  TRP will […]

09Jan 2013

Published: June 22, 2009 On Wednesday, June 24th, 2009 at 3:30pm, The Resurrection Project, in partnership with its financing partners Bank of America, the Illinois Housing Development Authority (IHDA), the Illinois Department of Commerce and Economic Opportunity (DCEO), and the City of Chicago Department of Community Development, celebrated the completion of Casa Morelos—the newest affordable rental […]

09Jan 2013

Erika Schnitzer, Associate Editor for Multi-Housing News Online Published: April 1, 2009 Chicago—McShane Construction Co., based in Rosemont, Ill., recently broke ground on Casa Maravilla, a 73-unit green affordable senior housing community under development by The Resurrection Project, a Chicago-based non-profit affordable housing developer. Located in Chicago’s growing Pilsen neighborhood, the five-story, $20 million apartment […]

09Jan 2013

by Alex Morales Published: April 27, 2009 On Saturday April 27, Senator Dick Durbin visited Pilsen to learn more about the local issues and how the community is working together to improve its quality of life. Community Leaders from Resurrection Project, Pilsen Neighbors Community Council, and Alivio Medical Center, along with students from Benito Juarez Community […]

09Jan 2013

By Alex Morales and Jaime Guzman Published: March 23, 2009 The Resurrection Project in collaboration with Arturo Velazquez West Side Technical Institute, the Digital Workforce Education Society, and other Pilsen community-based organizations are spearheading the efforts to turn Pilsen into a Digital Excellence Demonstration Community.  The planning group has outlined objectives that include outreach to […]

08Jan 2013

Published: October 18, 2007 THE HIGH PRICE OF HOMEOWNERSHIP By: Kimbriell Kelly and Alden K. Loury September 18, 2007 Thaida Booker saw the red brick home in West Englewood and just had to have it. “‘I don’t care what the inside looks like,’” she told her husband Ed Booker as they parked outside the West […]