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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Chicago Botanic Garden Workshop for Senior Citizens
Senior Citizens of the 31st Ward are invited to attend the Chicago Botanic Workshop on October 23rd, from 1PM until 3PM. Free transportation to and from the Garden will be provided. Participants will learn how to make beautiful flower arrangements, bouquets, and wreaths to be sold; the proceeds will go...
2017 Senior Health Fair!
The 31st Ward will be hosting our third annual Senior Health Fair on Saturday, October 20th in partnership with Illinois State Representative Luis Arroyo, Sr. and Cook County Commissioner Luis Arroyo, Jr. The event will be held at the Regency Inn Banquets located at 5319 W. Diversey Ave, 60639 from...
31st Ward Free Shredding Event!
Midway Shredding will be be setting up a free shredding station at our Ward Office parking lot located on 2505 N. Pulaski Rd. on Saturday, September 16, from 9am until 12pm. If you would like to take advantage of this opportunity, residents can bring any paperwork or documents such as...
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