09Jan 2013

by Alex Morales Published: October 15, 2009 In March 2009, The Resurrection Project embarked on the construction of a new state-of-the-art living facility for Chicago’s independent seniors, Casa Maravilla. Located in the Pilsen neighborhood and less than 5 minutes from the downtown area, Casa Maravilla will help meet the need for affordable senior living in […]

09Jan 2013

Published: August 31, 2009 Pilsen continues its trend towards green growth: early in July, a new community garden was built and planted at W 21st street and S. Sangamon.  The garden sits nestled amongst the native plants of the Paseo Project, a newly rejuvenated green space adjacent to the Alivio Medical Center and the newly […]

09Jan 2013

by Alex Morales Published: August 26, 2009 On August 22nd , during the Hoops in the Hood Cross-City Final at Seward Park, The Resurrection Project was recognized for pioneering a successful initiative, the Resurrection Basketball League (RBL).  For the past 10 years, RBL has provided provides neighborhood youth with safe alternatives to gang activity during […]

09Jan 2013

by Alex Morales Published: August 26, 2009 Last Friday August 21st, 2009, Tarde en El Zócalo—The Resurrection Project’s annual celebration of Mexican culture and heritage—took place on the Zócalo plaza in Pilsen (18th Street & Paulina Street). 700 neighbors spent a fun evening enjoying festivities that included music, film and faith.

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 […]