Meet Alderman Milly Santiago

Milagros ‘Milly’ Santiago is the current Alderman of the 31st Ward of the City of Chicago.

Milly Santiago came to Chicago in 1976 and started working as a bilingual clerk for Chicago Public Schools in the Department of Bilingual Education. Santiago decided to join the U.S. Army Reserves, which would give her the opportunity to go to college. She completed her training in Fort McClellan, Alabama in 1979 and was assigned to a military base in Fort Sheridan, IL. After the birth of her first daughter, Milly decided to attend college full-time at Northeastern Illinois University where she attained a bachelor’s degree in Communications.

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CPD is Now Hiring Through Feb. 28th!
Are you interested in becoming an officer with the Chicago Police Department? Applicants can submit their documentation online at now through February 28th!   
CPD 25th District Crime Prevention Seminar
The 25th District Police Station is hosting an interactive crime prevention seminar on February 13th at Blackhawk Park, 2318 N. Lavergne Ave. Residents can learn helpful tips about how to avoid being the victim of different kinds of crime. 
DPS 2018 Construction Summit
Calling all subcontractors and construction-related business owners! Come out and receive details for upcoming construction and Job Order Contract projects! The City of Chicago is hosting its 6th annual Construction Summit. This is a great opportunity for construction-related business owners to learn about upcoming contracting opportunities and network. To learn...
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