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

25th District Community Policing Strategic Plan
Community residents are invited to participate in the first ever "Community Conversation" meeting with the 25th Police District!  We encourage all residents to come out and voice their concerns about crime issues so that we can work together to make our streets and schools safer for our families and children. ...
Alderman Santiago Announces Huge Investment to Kosciuszko Park!
CHICAGO – Alderman Milly Santiago (31st Ward) is pleased to announce the investment of almost $2 million allocated from TIF funds for a renovation project at Kosciuszko Park located in West Logan Square. The park has been in need of support for significant improvements. Currently, the baseball fields flood, the...
Ald. Santiago Supports Fellow Veterans!
Alderman Santiago co-sponsored a measure to waive city sticker fees for veterans of our armed forces, and it passed with overwhelming support. “I take every chance to honor those who serve. As a former army reservist myself,” she said. “I also know every little bit counts. Anything we can do to...
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