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 milly_headshot.JPG 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

31st Ward Safe Schools Safe Streets Rally!
Join us on August 30th as we hold our Safe Schools, Safe Streets Rally in the 31st Ward! We will be marching in the Ward to promote public safety and welcome the new school year. 
31st Ward & Newlife Convenant Northwest: Back-to-School Fair!
This year, Alderman Santiago has partnered with Newlife Covenant Northwest for our Back-to-School Fair! Join us on Saturday, August 11th, to take advantage of free services and goods for your children!
31st Ward & CPD Outdoor Roll Call - Wellington & Lamon
Join us for an outdoor roll call to get to know your officers and build closer relationships with the police and community!
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