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Jonathan Bruno is a journalist and photographer living in the Pilsen neighborhood, currently finishing his education at Columbia College Chicago. His journalism passion lies in hard news, wishing to combine writing and photography in the new era of digital media, and to follow in the footsteps of the great journalists before.
Pilsen/Little Village Cinco de Mayo Parade

Pilsen/Little Village Cinco de Mayo Parade

Thousands lined Cermak Road through the Chicago neighborhoods of Pilsen and Little village on May 4. Mostly families, these residents of primarily Mexican descent are out to celebrate Cinco de Mayo at one of the largest parades held in Chicago. Cinco de Mayo Parade – 2014

Pilsen Residents Speak Out against Pure Metal Recycling.

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Pilsen Residents Speak Out against Pure Metal Recycling.

Pilsen residents spoke out against a planned metal recycling plant at a community meeting organized by the Pilsen Environmental Rights and Reform Organization (PERRO) on April 5. The plant will be built at Cermak Road and Ashland Avenue, across from Benito Juarez Community Academy. Citing pollution concerns, members of PERRO gave presentations against the plan […]

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Ald. Cardenas and City Council Call for End of Deportations

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Ald. Cardenas and City Council Call for End of Deportations

Ald. George Cardenas (12th) has asked the Chicago City Council to support a resolution that would protect children of immigrants from being separated from their deported parents. Cardenas was joined by the Alliance for Immigrant Rights in a press conference outside a council meeting Feb. 5. The resolution was forwarded to the council’s Committee on […]

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