Category Archives: Public Forums

City of Chicago holds hearing on the future of the Fisk plant site…

On Tuesday, June 26th the City of Chicago will hold their own hearing to elicit community feedback on the redevelopment of the Fisk site. It is really important that as many Pilsen residents as possible attend that hearing and make their voice heard…

City Hearing on Redevelopment of the Fisk Plant Site
Tuesday, June 26th – 6:00 PM
National Museum of Mexican Art
1852 W. 19th St.
Be there by 6:30 PM THE LATEST, if you want to testify!

RSVP here…
http://www.facebook.com/events/245090385608110/

Important upcoming community events!…

Now that the Fisk coal fired power plant is closing in September, the Pilsen community has an unique oppurtunity to voice their concerns about the redevelopment of the site. PERRO has been organizing public forums throughout the Pilsen community so that Pilsen residents can let us know what they would like to see at the Fisk site. The 5th and final of these forums will be next Thursday…

Public Forum on Remediation and Redevelopment of the Fisk Plant Site
St. Pius – 1919 S. Ashland
Thursday, June 21st – 6:30 PM
RSVP Here… http://www.facebook.com/events/124468804357841/

On Tuesday, June 26th the City of Chicago will hold their own hearing to elicit community feedback on the redevelopment of the Fisk site. It is really important that as many Pilsen residents as possible attend that hearing and make their voice heard…

City Hearing on Redevelopment of the Fisk Plant Site
Tuesday, June 26th – 6:00 PM
National Museum of Mexican Art
1852 W. 19th St.
Be there by 6:30 PM THE LATEST, if you want to testify!

After you have made your voice heard on the Fisk plant site, join PERRO for a party/concert/fundraiser on June 30th…

PERRO/La Casita Fundraiser
Saturday, June 30th – 8 PM till 2 AM
Living Room Lounge
1111 W. Cermak
Purchase Tickets here… http://pilsenperro.org/benefit/

All these events are extremely important. Please be there.

For more info visit: pilsenperro.org or call Jerry Mead-Lucero at (312) 502 7867.

PERRO joins with St. Pius Parish to host community forum…

COMMUNITY MEETING
What do YOU want to see at the Fisk Plant Site?
Green Space? Jobs? Industry?

For more than a decade PERRO lead the campaign in Pilsen against the neighborhood’s biggest polluter – the Fisk Coal Plant on Cermak. In September the Fisk plant will be closing. Now we have the opportunity to construct something on the site that will benefit the entire community.

We want to know what you think?

Join PERRO and the St. Pius Parish Community…

Thursday, June 21st at 6:30pm
@ St. Pius, 1919 S. Ashland Ave.

*The meeting will be in English and Spanish*

RSVP Here…
http://www.facebook.com/events/124468804357841/

PERRO hosts Public Forum at Casa Michoacán on redevelopment of the Fisk Plant site…

What do YOU want to see at the Fisk Plant Site?

PERRO (The Pilsen Environmental Rights and Reform Organization) for more than a decade lead the campaign in Pilsen that resulted in the closure of the neighborhood’s biggest polluter – the Fisk Coal Plant on Cermak Ave. Now we have opportunity to construct something on the site that will benefit the entire community. PERRO is joining with FEDCMI (Federacion de Clubes Michoacanos de Illinois), Duango Unido and NALACC (National Alliance of Latin American and Caribbean Communities) to host a community forum to gather your input.

Thursday, May 10th at 6:30 pm
At Casa Michoacán, 1638 S. Blue Island Ave.

PERRO May 10 Forum Flyer – English
PERRO May 10 Forum Flyer – Spanish

The meeting will be in English and Spanish

PERRO holds first of a series on public forums on the future of the Fisk site…

PERRO held the first of a series of public forums on the future of the Fisk coal fired power plant, after the plant ceases operation later this year. The forum was attended by 25 residents of the Pilsen community with a diversity of views on what should replace the coal plant. But common themes emerged, such as the desire for mixed use of the site to provide both jobs and green space and community access to the South branch of the Chicago River. More on this will be made available in the coming weeks. Several media outlets covered the event, including Progress Illinois which published the following story on Friday…

http://www.progressillinois.com/posts/content/2012/03/23/community-advocates-nervous-about-coal-plant-site-s-future