Tag Archives: Pilsen

Latinas re-occupy La Casita

From the July-August 2011 issue of News & Letters: Latinas re-occupy La Casita Chicago–On June 22 the police, Chicago Public Schools (CPS) security and construction crews showed up at La Casita, the field house on the grounds of Whittier Dual … Continue reading

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Urgent call from Whittier Parents Committee: Help needed tonight!

Urgent request from the Whittier Parents Committee. It appears an attempted demolition might be imminent. The Whittier Parents Committee is calling on all allies to show up at La Casita tonight (7:30 at 1900 W 23rd St, Chicago, IL 60608). … Continue reading

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Latina women occupying the Whittier School field house speak for themselves

From the Nov.-Dec. 2010 issue of News & Letters: Latina women occupying the Whittier School field house speak for themselves Chicago Latinas demand a library Editor’s note: Women in the Mexican-American community of Pilsen have been occupying a field house on … Continue reading

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