Chicago in Focus: The Latino Community

Chicago in Focus


Union League Club of Chicago
65 Jackson Blvd.
Monday, March 18, 2019 - 5:30pm

Sylvia PuenteSylvia Puente, Executive Director of the Latino Policy Forum, discusses the challenges and priorities for the community in education, housing and immigration. Puente is author of the first-ever report on Latino community growth in the Chicago suburbs --"Bordering the Mainstream: A Needs Assessment of Latinos in Berwyn and Cicero, Illinois"--and "Forging the Tools for Unity: A report on Metro Chicago’s Mayors Roundtables on Latino Integration." Puente was selected by Governor JB Pritzker to serve on his transition team for the Educational Success Committee, which was tasked with tackling the state’s educational issues. RSVP to league [at] or 312-939-5949.