On Tuesday, August 13, Little Village residents gathered at Oak Street Health on 26th Street for a community meeting on the proposed four-mile Paseo trail connecting Little Village and Pilsen. The event was hosted by Únete La Villita, the community development committee of Little Village. The proposed Paseo trail has been subject of extensive speculation and […]
Whether it's so-called "Latino Urbanism" -- arranging front yards like living rooms -- or simply hanging out with friends on street corners, using public space to interact with others can foster neighborhood cohesion.
Leaders with the Little Village Environmental Justice Organization are worried about the diesel exhaust from trucks passing through the neighborhood and the potential health and safety risks that this traffic poses for residents.