The Latino Policy Forum is the only organization in the Chicago area that facilitates the involvement of Latinos at all levels of public decision-making. The Latino Policy Forum conducts analysis to inform, influence, and lead. Its goals are to improve education outcomes, advocate for affordable housing, promote just immigration policies, and engage diverse sectors of the community, with an understanding that advancing Latinos advances a shared future.
Celebrate NVRD with the Forum!
September 27 is National Voter Registration Day. Make sure you are ready for Election Day, November 8!
A Chicago Latina’s Journey to Our Southern Border
Virginia Martinez recalls her experience volunteering at CARA Family Detention Pro Bono Project at the South Texas Family Residential Center in Texas, where services and representation are given to women and children seeking asylum in the United States.
A New Day at Morton College
"We’re also the first higher education institution to participate in the Illinois Latino Policy Forum Leadership Academy, where students make relationships and develop skills to serve as tomorrow’s leaders."
What Chicago stands to lose as Trump slams Latinos
After Donald Trump's much touted immigration speech last month—the one many anticipated would signal a softening of his immigration stances in order to attract Latino voters—I was left even more puzzled than before about his true intentions.
Donald Trump Doubles Down On Immigration After Meeting Mexican President
"Mr. Trump has made a central part of his campaign perpetuating an immigration fallacy and an immigration myth about the level of undocumented migration from Mexico to the Untied States," said Sylvia Puente, Latino Policy Forum.