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Declaración del Congresista García sobre el Mes de la Herencia Hispana
CHICAGO, IL – El congresista Jesús “Chuy” García (IL-04) emitió el siguiente comunicado en celebración del Mes de la Herencia Hispana 2021:
“El 15 de septiembre marca el comienzo del Mes de la Herencia Hispana, en el que celebramos nuestras raíces y las contribuciones que, como latinos, hemos hecho a los Estados Unidos. Somos una comunidad fuerte y persistente, y estamos aquí para quedarnos.
Washington, D.C. – Today, U.S. Representatives Jesús “Chuy” García (IL-04), a member of the House Natural Resources Committee, and Mike Quigley (IL-05) introduced the Park District Community Support Grant Program. This program would allow the Department of Interior to provide up to $100 million to park districts for a variety of projects to support community engagement and preserve and protect historic structures like those at many of Chicago’s famous urban parks.
The winner of the 2021 Congressional Art Competition representing the 4th Congressional District is Katherrin Amber Billordo, an 11th grade student at Northside College Prep High School who competed with a piece named “Before and After,” created using mixed media.
WASHINGTON, D.C. — Congressman Jesús “Chuy” García (IL-04) issued the following statement upon the sudden passing on May 23nd of Team Chuy’s press secretary and digital manager Courtney Ann Neale:
CHICAGO, IL — Following the introduction of the Connecting Youth to Jobs Act, a bill to create living-wage employment opportunities for young people facing barriers to employment and historically disadvantaged youth, Congressman Jesús “Chuy” García (IL-04) sent two letters this week calling on the Department of Justice and the City of Chicago to make urgently needed police reforms.
WASHINGTON, D.C. — Today, Congressman Jesús “Chuy” García (IL-04), Congresswoman Marcy Kaptur (OH-09), and 12 colleagues introduced the Connecting Youth to Jobs Act, which creates living-wage employment opportunities for young people facing barriers to employment and historically disadvantaged youth.
The U.S. representative, 65, on Adam Toledo’s death, growing up in Mexico, and running for mayor