News and Updates

There’s always something new going on for Fiesta del Sol. Here you’ll find news like information about the festival, press releases for related events, and updates on what we’re doing year-round. Check back often because there’s always updates!

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  • Community News
  • Events

25th Ward Candidates Debate

After the election results, the 25th Ward will have a runoff election. Join us on Wednesday, March 20th, 2019 at Benito Juarez Community Academy’s Performing Arts Center for the 25th Ward Candidates Debate. Hear the two candidates, Byron Sigcho Lopez and Alex Acevedo, debate about issues affecting the ward and what they will do if

In honor of Raquel Guerrero.

Last week during the 25th Ward Candidates Forum, we honored the work and legacy of Raquel Guerrero. Raquel was an important person in the building of Pilsen and had a vital role in fighting for the construction of Benito Juarez Community Academy, which at the time was a big need in the community since there

25th Ward Candidates Forum RESCHEDULED

Join us in next week, THURSDAY FEBRUARY 7TH, for the 25thWard Candidates Forum. This is your chance to get to know what each candidate has to say about issues affecting the ward if elected. The forum will take place at Benito Juarez Community Academy’s Performing Arts Center from 7:00pm to 9:00pm, registration will start at 6:00pm. To register please

#GivingTuesday ❤️ – Invest in PNCC

This year we have been able to accomplish a lot thanks to your support. We offered scholarships through our Fiesta del Sol scholarship, invested in leadership training for teachers, parents, students and community members who want change for their community, we held voter registrar trainings and continued our organizing efforts throughout the South and Southwest

#BeAvoter Fiesta del Sol Poster Giveaway

Show up to our office with your voting bracelet and get a free fiesta del poster tomorrow! Only first 30 people will get one so get to the polls and come visit us! #BeAVoter IF YOU ARE NOT REGISTERED TO VOTE THERE IS STILL TIME! Click here to find your local election office: https://www.elections.il.gov/Electio…/ElecAuthorityList.aspx  

Scholarship Application – DATE TBA!

The Fiesta del Sol Guadalupe A. Reyes Fiesta del Sol Scholarship - Date TBA! The Guadalupe A. Reyes Fiesta del Sol Scholarship Program has awarded scholarships for over two decades to students from the Southwest side of the city. The Scholarship offers an opportunity for students to receive $1500 for their college expenses. PNCC strives

#MentalHealthAwarenessDay

#MentalHealthAwarenessDay Life can get pretty busy and we are always overwhelmed with information and news that can affect us in the long run. Stop and take a breath once in a while to make sure that you are taking care of your mental health. Here is a guide to help you understand mental health. Click

National Voter Registration Day

Yesterday was National Voter Registration Day. Now, more than ever, your vote matters the most. Registering to vote only takes 2 minutes. Visit this link to register to vote. But don’t just stop there, make sure you go out on election day to vote. This year’s midterms elections are very important, and every election moving

Honorary Street Naming – Inez Loredo

During Labor Day weekend, we celebrated a Fiesta del Sol and life long Pilsen leader, Inez Loredo. Inez Loredo passed away last year on October 7th at the age of 95 years old. Inez was one of most impactful community organizers in the Pilsen Community. Her, along with Teresa Fraga and Mary Gonzales were amongst

Los White Sox Free T-shirt Thursday!

Join us on Thursday, August 30th for Free T-shirt Thursday when the Sox take on the Boston Red Sox! Visit https://bit.ly/2nSea8T and use promo code PNCC for discounted tickets. Compliments of Pilsen Neighbors Community Council and Los White Sox!

News and Updates

There’s always something new going on for Fiesta del Sol. Here you’ll find information about the festival, press releases for related events, and updates on what we’re doing year-round. Check back often because there’s always updates!

  • All
  • Announcements
  • Community News
  • Events

25th Ward Candidates Debate

After the election results, the 25th Ward will have a runoff election. Join us on Wednesday, March 20th, 2019 at Benito Juarez Community Academy’s Performing Arts Center for the 25th Ward Candidates Debate. Hear the two candidates, Byron Sigcho Lopez and Alex Acevedo, debate about issues affecting the ward and what they will do if

In honor of Raquel Guerrero.

Last week during the 25th Ward Candidates Forum, we honored the work and legacy of Raquel Guerrero. Raquel was an important person in the building of Pilsen and had a vital role in fighting for the construction of Benito Juarez Community Academy, which at the time was a big need in the community since there

25th Ward Candidates Forum RESCHEDULED

Join us in next week, THURSDAY FEBRUARY 7TH, for the 25thWard Candidates Forum. This is your chance to get to know what each candidate has to say about issues affecting the ward if elected. The forum will take place at Benito Juarez Community Academy’s Performing Arts Center from 7:00pm to 9:00pm, registration will start at 6:00pm. To register please

#GivingTuesday ❤️ – Invest in PNCC

This year we have been able to accomplish a lot thanks to your support. We offered scholarships through our Fiesta del Sol scholarship, invested in leadership training for teachers, parents, students and community members who want change for their community, we held voter registrar trainings and continued our organizing efforts throughout the South and Southwest

#BeAvoter Fiesta del Sol Poster Giveaway

Show up to our office with your voting bracelet and get a free fiesta del poster tomorrow! Only first 30 people will get one so get to the polls and come visit us! #BeAVoter IF YOU ARE NOT REGISTERED TO VOTE THERE IS STILL TIME! Click here to find your local election office: https://www.elections.il.gov/Electio…/ElecAuthorityList.aspx  

Scholarship Application – DATE TBA!

The Fiesta del Sol Guadalupe A. Reyes Fiesta del Sol Scholarship - Date TBA! The Guadalupe A. Reyes Fiesta del Sol Scholarship Program has awarded scholarships for over two decades to students from the Southwest side of the city. The Scholarship offers an opportunity for students to receive $1500 for their college expenses. PNCC strives

#MentalHealthAwarenessDay

#MentalHealthAwarenessDay Life can get pretty busy and we are always overwhelmed with information and news that can affect us in the long run. Stop and take a breath once in a while to make sure that you are taking care of your mental health. Here is a guide to help you understand mental health. Click

National Voter Registration Day

Yesterday was National Voter Registration Day. Now, more than ever, your vote matters the most. Registering to vote only takes 2 minutes. Visit this link to register to vote. But don’t just stop there, make sure you go out on election day to vote. This year’s midterms elections are very important, and every election moving

Honorary Street Naming – Inez Loredo

During Labor Day weekend, we celebrated a Fiesta del Sol and life long Pilsen leader, Inez Loredo. Inez Loredo passed away last year on October 7th at the age of 95 years old. Inez was one of most impactful community organizers in the Pilsen Community. Her, along with Teresa Fraga and Mary Gonzales were amongst

Los White Sox Free T-shirt Thursday!

Join us on Thursday, August 30th for Free T-shirt Thursday when the Sox take on the Boston Red Sox! Visit https://bit.ly/2nSea8T and use promo code PNCC for discounted tickets. Compliments of Pilsen Neighbors Community Council and Los White Sox!