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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news from the 31st ward

Property Tax Appeal & Financial Literacy Workshop!
On Monday, August 21st, from 3pm until 6pm, the 31st Ward Office will be hosting an informative workshop for residents that may have questions about filing a property tax appeal. This workshop is brought to you by the Cook County Commissioner Luis Arroyo, Jr.'s office who will be present to...
Back to School Event
Attention parents and incoming students! Our office is hosting our third annual Back to School Fair August 19 10am-2pm at Schubert Elementary School. In collaboration with Cook County Commissioner Luis Arroyo, Jr., State Representative Luis Arroyo, Sr., and the Northwest Side Housing Center, residents can take advantage of various goods...
Workshop for the "50X50" Art Project at 4060 W. Wrightwood Ave. Viaduct!
Attention residents of the 31st Ward! Join artist Bryant Jones in discussing our exciting upcoming art project to decorate the viaduct located at 4060 W. Wrightwood. Our office will be hosting two meetings, August 17th & August 23rd, both at 3:30pm to inform the community of the status of the...
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