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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31st Ward Low Cost Vaccination Clinic
Alderman Santiago and Chicago Animal Care & Control are hosting a low-cost vaccination clinic. The event will be held in our office parking lot, located at 2505 N. Pulaski Rd. (two doors south of the ward office). Pet-owners can qualify for rabies vaccinations for as low as $15 per vaccination!...
2018 Participatory Budgeting Cycle!
It's that time of the year again, Participatory Budgeting is back! All residents of the 31st Ward will again have the opportunity to decide what needs fixing. $1 Million Dollars is available to make repairs to our Infrastructure. You can help decide where that money is spent. Alderman Santiago will...
2017 Community Services Block Grant (CSBG)
The Department of Family & Support Services is accepting applications for the 2017 Community Services Block Grant (CSBG) Scholarship program. The CSBG Scholarship program provides financial assistance to low-income students enrolled in post-secondary educational programs. Students who are enrolled full-time in an Illinois college, university or vocational/certificate program by September 15,...
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