Press Releases


July 29th, 2017: 45th Annual Fiesta del Sol Hosts 2nd Expungement Workshop

July 25th, 2017: Fiesta del Sol kicks off this Thursday

July 19th, 2017: Pilsen Neighbors Community Council Kicks Off the 45th Annual Fiesta del Sol with VIP Opening Reception and Scholarship Award Ceremony

July 7th, 2017: 45th Annual Fiesta del Sol Kicks Off This Month

May 6th, 2017: #CHANGETHEPIPELINE Action

May 5th, 2017: CPS Parent University at Perez Elementary

April 29th, 2017: 6th Annual Recorrido del Sol


December 10, 2016: Rally for the Protection of Immigrants

October 22,2016: 10th Annual Pilsen Education Summit!

July 19, 2016: House of Sol Celebrates 10th Anniversary at 44th Annual Fiesta del Sol

July 11, 2016: 44th Annual Fiesta del Sol Kicks Off in July

July 11, 2016: 44th Annual Fiesta del Sol Hosts Expungement Workshop


October 5, 2015: Pilsen Neighbors Community Council and the Pilsen Education Task Force welcomed over 200 hundred parents and youth at the 9th Annual Pilsen Education Summit.

April 12, 2015: Pilsen Neighbors Community Council and the Illinois Dream Fund Combine Efforts to benefit first generation immigrant college students from Illinois


June 2014: Immigration Activists stop in Chicago, Visit U.S. Representatives on Bus Tour to Washington DC

June 21, 2014: Third Annual Señorita Fiesta del Sol Pageant

June 21, 2014: City-wide community organization partners with National Louis University and Richard Daley College to prepare a new generation of parent leaders in education

July 21, 2014: Sheriff Dart, South and Southwest Faith Leaders Meet on Plan for Community Mental Health Hubs to Keep People with Mental Illness out of Jail

October 7, 2014: 8th Annual Pilsen Education Summit Opens Doors for Parents and Youth

October 21, 2014: Pilsen Neighbors Community Council celebrates 60 years of community organizing


July 2013: 41st Annual Fiesta del Sol Coming to Chicago in July


June 25, 2012: Pilsen Unites for Peace March Against Gang Violence

May 29, 2012: Pilsen Community Rejects Gov. Quinn’s Proposed Cuts to Illinois Child Care Assistance Program (CCAP)

May 3, 2012: Cinco de Mayo Comedy Fiesta


October 22, 2011: 5th Annual Pilsen Education Summit

September 28, 2011: The Academy of Parents in Leadership Organize College Crawl for Parents and Children

August 31, 2011: CPS CEO Jean-Claude Brizard speaks to PNCC and Latino parents about early childhood education

Apr. 26, 2011: Leadership Academy Designed for Pilsen Parents

May 24, 2011: Fiesta del Sol Unveils New Logo

May 5, 2011:  Medical Center and Residents at Casa Maravilla Demand Bus Stop in Pilsen

July 28-31, 2011:  Celebrate 39 Years of Mexican Culture at Fiesta del Sol


December 24, 2009: Immigration Bill Restarts Dialogue

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