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Chicago 40th Ward Alderman Andre Vasquez On His First One Hundred Days In Office

slide-av-10-1Alderman Andre Vasquez, made history in the 40th Ward becoming part of a record number of Latinos on Chicago’s new City Council when he beat former Alderman Pat O’Connor who had held the seat since 1983 (36 years). He took some time out of his busy day to discuss the challenges of that campaign because of his past as a battle rapper, we also discussed the importance of social media, the culture of fear in immigrant communities, and the presidential election as he approaches his first hundred days in office!!

 

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