Logan Square Racial Equity Impact Assessment

In 2018, LUCHA partnered with the Logan Square Neighborhood Association (LSNA) and Chicago United for Equity (CUE) to conduct a Racial Equity Impact Assessment (REIA) of the Chicago Department of Transportation’s (CDOT) proposed Complete Streets project for North Milwaukee Avenue from Logan Square to Belmont. An REIA is a nationally-tested, community-driven process that identifies which groups are most likely to benefit […]

Logan Square Public Art Project

LUCHA and LSNA seek artists, designers, architects for a site-responsive, community engaged public art project in Logan Square. Artists who are residents of the Logan Square community are encouraged to apply. Artists will receive a stipend of $4,000 to complete the project design, with $5,000 budgeted for materials and project installation, including fabrication costs. Please […]

Dill Pickle Food Co-op Partnership

Last year, LUCHA, the Logan Square Neighborhood Association (LSNA) and the Dill Pickle Food Co-op partnered with local residents and talented artists to install a public mural as part of Elevated Chicago, the local expression of the nationwide SPARCC initiative. In continuation of this work, LUCHA and partners have released a call for proposals to complete another public art project […]

“All Aboard” Elevated Chicago Symposium

LUCHA’s very own Juan Carlos Linares and Jennie Fronczak were featured as panelists at Elevated Chicago’s second symposium, All Aboard: People, Places and Process for Equitable Transit-Oriented Development, sponsored by Enterprise Community Partners and the Federal Reserve Bank of Chicago. The gathering welcomed more than 200 guests including civic and nonprofit leaders, community builders, policy makers and funders to discuss the importance […]

LUCHA & Elevated Chicago

As a member of Elevated Chicago’s steering committee, LUCHA co-leads the community table of stakeholders activating the area surrounding the Logan Square Blue Line Station. Elevated Chicago, an equitable transit-oriented development (eTOD) initiative working across seven Chicago communities, recently released its Workplan which is an ambitious set of actionable strategies for each of the seven elevated train […]

LUCHA’s Climate & Culture Grant makes headway

One of LUCHA’s recent hires, Rachael Wilson, has brought an impassioned energy and enthusiasm in her new role as the Health and Wellness Fellow. Part of Rachael’s work relates a grant LUCHA has received, the Climate and Culture Resilience Grant, and significant progress has been made in just the last few weeks. After meetings with […]

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