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Little Village Named Illinois State Designated Cultural District Program

  • March 7, 2024
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LITTLE VILLAGE DESIGNATED CULTURAL DISTRICT

WTTW INTERVIEW: Chicago Tonight: Latino Voices March 7, 2024

Neighorhood’s historically impacted by gentrification and the economic disinvestment can apply to get millions of dollars for preservation efforts. It’s part of the Illinois state designated culture district program which allows organizations and 10 Districts across Illinois to apply for state funding to help support programming efforts in their communities. 2 of the Districts include Little Village and Humble Park. Here to tell us more are Jose Lopez, Executive Director of the Puerto Rican Cultural Center and Kim Close Executive Director of the Foundation of Little Village.

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https://www.pbs.org/video/chicago-tonight-latino-voices-march-7-2024-full-show-1yabjw/

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