09Jan 2013

by Alex Morales Published: March 29, 2010 As part of an effort to remind President Obama and legislators of promises to overhaul immigration policy, on Sunday March 21st, over 200,000 people rallied at the National Mall to build momentum for fair and comprehensive immigration reform. The Resurrection Project helped organize busses volunteers, clients and community […]

09Jan 2013

by Alex Morales Published: February 10, 2010 On Tuesday, February 10, The Resurrection Project and Pilsen Planning Committee were awarded The Chicago Community Trust Outstanding Community Strategy of the Year award at LISC/Chicago’s 16th Annual Chicago Neighborhood Development Awards (CNDA) ceremony.  The CNDA praises innovative community development and planning designed to improve the quality of life […]

09Jan 2013

Alex Morales Published: January 26, 2010 In 2009, many hardworking families came to The Resurrection Project in search of assistance modifying their home mortgage loans terms and preventing foreclosure. Hundreds of families were able to take advantage of the help TRP’s HUD-certified Financial Counselors provided, often to help save their home.

09Jan 2013

Published: January 19, 2010 On May 2010 The Resurrection Project will open Casa Maravilla, an environmentally friendly senior housing building located north of Alivio Medical Center in Pilsen. Casa Maravilla will accommodate adults 55 years and over by providing studio, one and two bedroom apartments at affordable monthly rates starting at $350 for a studio […]

09Jan 2013

Published: November 23, 2009 On Monday November 23, 2009 the Archdiocese of Chicago held a press conference at The Resurrection Project’s newest residential building, Casa Morelos, to announce the Archdiocese of Chicago’s investment in affordable housing initiatives on Chicago’s southwest side.  Cardinal Francis George declared the formation of a new partnership between The Resurrection Project […]

09Jan 2013

Published: October 15, 2009 Elev8, an initiative designed to integrate new services locally at the Pilsen neighborhood elementary school Orozco Community Academy, has successfully engaged students and their families in a wide variety of educational opportunities ranging from computer training to health classes. During its first year, thirty Orozco parents took advantage of the opportunities, […]

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 […]