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Strengthening the Puerto Rican and Latino Presence in Chicago

Strengthening the Puerto Rican and Latino Presence in Chicago

On June 15, 2018, a Housing Summit was convened under the leadership of the Puerto Rican Agenda, Bickerdike Redevelopment Corporation, Hispanic Housing Development Corporation, Latin United Community Housing Association (LUCHA) and the Puerto Rican Cultural Center (The “Organizers”). Its purpose was to facilitate bold discussions, kickoff a research agenda, create new strategies to celebrate, preserve, and strengthen the cultural vibrancies of Chicago’s Near Northwest neighborhoods and maintain their existing housing affordability.

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